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Cyber Monday special at the Waynesboro YMCA: Give the gift of health, fitness

This coming Cyber Monday, the Waynesboro YMCA will be selling Gift Cards online in increments of $25, $50, $75 and $100.


Three spaces remain in new Waynesboro YMCA youth strength, endurance training program

The Waynesboro YMCA is rolling out a new strength and endurance training program for youth aged 7-11 years old on Tuesdays and Thursdays 4-5 p.m. at the YMCA.


Calorie counting doesn’t work for weight loss: Except that it does

An article in Time makes the claim that “calorie counting simply can’t be done accurately,” and thus is no longer considered helpful for those trying to lose weight.

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Maggie Van Huss sees broader role for Waynesboro YMCA in local community

The Waynesboro YMCA plays an important role in the local community in promoting physical fitness. Maggie Van Huss sees the Y being able to play a bigger role in promoting a broader fitness role.


Personal trainer at Waynesboro YMCA can relate to fitness, health challenges

New personal training clients for Stephanie Duncan at the Waynesboro YMCA know that she can relate to what they’re trying to do to improve their health and fitness.


Waynesboro native Holly Rilinger featured on new Bravo fitness series

Waynesboro native Holly Rilinger will be featured on the new Bravo TV reality series “Work Out New York” that debuts on Tuesday, Aug. 18, at 10 p.m.


Get the most of out of your time at the gym

One mistake that people make at the gym is convincing themselves that time equals effort. “But I worked out for an hour,” you tell youself, and while it may be true that you’re there from, say, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., that doesn’t mean you worked out for an hour.

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New issue of Y Magazine on the streets: Produced by Augusta Free Press

The Summer issue of the Y Magazine, which highlights fitness, child-development and senior programs and activities at the Waynesboro YMCA, is available for pickup at the Y and will be mailed to members in Waynesboro and Augusta County in the coming days.

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Waynesboro rocks! New YMCA fitness director aims to change fitness, wellness paradigm

The model for fitness centers has been, come to the gym, do your fitness here. The Waynesboro YMCA is turning the model on its head with a new approach to fitness.

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Fitness: Do you need a personal trainer?

Achieving your personal fitness goals comes only after you commit to changing your lifestyle, which doesn’t come easy.


The Greenbrier unveils second annual Discovery Series

To kick off the new year, The Greenbrier resort in West Virginia is launching its second annual Discovery Series, a collection of 10 themed weekends meant to elevate the senses, uncover hidden passions and cultivate the palate.

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January 2015 issue of Y Magazine highlights Waynesboro YMCA programs, activities

The latest edition of the Y Magazine is on the streets highlighting programs and activities at the Waynesboro YMCA.

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Longwood Athletics: The offseason that wasn’t

All seasons must end, not only for the body to recover after withstanding the grind of a full cross country season, but also to allow our student-athletes to shift their focus to academics.


Virginia State Parks to celebrate New Year with First Day Hikes, contests and more

Usher in the New Year with a First Day Hike at a Virginia State Park. On Jan. 1, all 36 parks will offer hiking opportunities, contests and special events.

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Advertise in the Y Magazine: January 2015 issue

The Waynesboro YMCA is set to release the next issue of the Y Magazine in January, and there is still time to include your ad!


Holiday craft fair supports older adults

A Holiday Craft Sale will take place Friday, Nov. 21 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 22 from 8:30 a.m. to noon at Staunton Senior Center, 300 Churchville Ave.


Gov. McAuliffe, Body by Jake team up on school fitness program

Fitness took center stage Friday as Governor Terry McAuliffe, First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe, Jake Steinfeld of Body by Jake and students from Hungtington Middle School cut the ribbon on their brand new state-of-the-art Live Positively Fitness Center.


EMU Athlete of the Week: Adam Moyer

This week’s EMU Athlete of the Week is being awarded to Adam Moyer (Harleysville, Pa./Christopher Dock), who took advantage of his only goal-scoring opportunity in the second half to put the game-winning goal in the back of the net for his team.

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Wednesday is International Walk to School Day

On Wednesday, October 8, students across the country will participate in International Walk to School Day by walking or biking to school. There are 55 schools in the greater Richmond area with AAA School Safety Patrol programs, eager to help students walk to school safely.


How to meet your public: Networking for writers

Join James River Writers and Literary Agent Paige Wheeler for the September Writing Show— How to Meet Your Public: Networking for Writers.


August Lunch & Learn spurs SAILers on at Staunton Senior Center

Several Staunton Senior Center members and the Program Director attended and came back with some information that inspired those involved in the SAIL (Stay Active & Independent for Life) exercise program.


Dinner Diva: Seven tricks for creating healthy habits

In case you haven’t heard, we have our brand new, absolutely amazing Summer 30 Day Paleo Challenge happening right now. One of the best parts of these Challenges, in my opinion, is the tremendous amount of support in our private Facebook group.

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Rachel Travis joins Longwood women’s basketball staff

Longwood head women’s basketball coach Bill Reinson announced the addition of Rachel Travis to his staff as an assistant coach.


EMU Athlete of the Week: Sara Ritchie

Numbers don’t lie. Sara Ritchie’s (Harrisonburg, Va./Turner Ashby) phenomenal stats from this weekend made it easy to select her as the first EMU Royals Athlete of the Week of the 2014-2015 school year.


Augusta Health Lifetime Fitness earns Certified Medical Fitness Facility designation

Augusta Health Lifetime Fitness has earned re-certification as a Certified Medical Fitness Facility by the Medical Fitness Association. Lifetime Fitness is the first and only medical fitness facility world-wide that received a score of 100% on both its initial certification and its recertification.