Fitness

The Northside YMCA Community Centre is opening the doors wide, and filling the calendar with social activities for Red Deer residents of all ages. Learn more at northernalberta.ymca.ca.

Red Deer is reopening, and the Y is ready!

Restart and Reconnect! Register for day camps and classes, or drop-in for free activities

  • Jun 21, 2021

 

Instructor Brandt Trimble leads an outdoor spin class at RYDE RD. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Fitness facilities continue to adapt to COVID-19 restrictions

‘It’s really frustrating to be one of the targeted businesses’

Instructor Brandt Trimble leads an outdoor spin class at RYDE RD. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Ilana Rogol-Dixon, right, a pilates teacher, works with Megan Gole at What Moves You studio in Calgary, Alta., Friday, March 19, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Lack of hands-on guidance in fitness classes may lead to bad form, instructors say

Lack of hands-on guidance in fitness classes may lead to bad form, instructors say

Ilana Rogol-Dixon, right, a pilates teacher, works with Megan Gole at What Moves You studio in Calgary, Alta., Friday, March 19, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Members of Red Deer’s yoga studios are happy to be able to relieve some of the stress that has been building up during the pandemic. (File photo by Black Press news services)

Red Deer yoga studios reopen — but business isn’t back to normal

More government support would be appreciated, says an owner

Members of Red Deer’s yoga studios are happy to be able to relieve some of the stress that has been building up during the pandemic. (File photo by Black Press news services)
At-home yoga classes will soon be available through the City of Red Deer’s online recreational offerings. (Black press file photo).
At-home yoga classes will soon be available through the City of Red Deer’s online recreational offerings. (Black press file photo).
People work out at an outdoor gym in downtown Montreal, Friday, Nov. 6, 2020. A new study links the fitness level of Canadian children to that of their parents. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

StatCan study finds some correlation between child and parent fitness levels

StatCan study finds some correlation between child and parent fitness levels

People work out at an outdoor gym in downtown Montreal, Friday, Nov. 6, 2020. A new study links the fitness level of Canadian children to that of their parents. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
You have a variety of ways to build fitness into your life, and make it fun, says Trisha Fuller, from Hypnosis for Health.

4 tips to start enjoying exercise and make it part of your life

Changing how you view exercise is a key component of how much…

  • Nov 2, 2020
You have a variety of ways to build fitness into your life, and make it fun, says Trisha Fuller, from Hypnosis for Health.
The YMCA of Northern Alberta's Northside Community Centre is open! Advance registration is required, and masks are mandatory when you're not doing physical activity.

Welcome work out! Fitness for all ages

Red Deer’s choice for accessible, affordable and safe community fitness

  • Nov 2, 2020
The YMCA of Northern Alberta's Northside Community Centre is open! Advance registration is required, and masks are mandatory when you're not doing physical activity.

After COVID-19 lockdown, fitness fans reconsider returning to the gym

After COVID-19 lockdown, fitness fans reconsider returning to the gym

Collegiate Sports Medicine to open RDC location

Collegiate Sports Medicine to open RDC location

Collegiate Sports Medicine planning 2,600-square-foot location at college

Collegiate Sports Medicine to open RDC location