Month: April 2017

Visit from the General Secretary of YMCA Russia

This event is now cancelled. We hope to arrange another date in the near future.  Alexei Kostyakov, the General Secretary of YMCA Russia, will be giving a talk on the history of the YMCA movement in Russia on the evening of Tuesday 25th April. Alexei’s home town is Ivanovo and is known as the Manchester… Read more »

Y Club PT Maya gives her opinion on women and lifting weights.

When I walk through the gym I see women on cardio machines torturing themselves for hours and hours with no results. Even when I teach classes and am trying to get women into heavier weights, they look at me in a way as if to say, “I am not doing heavier weights, I don’t want… Read more »

Visit from the General Secretary of YMCA Russia

Tuesday 25th April 6pm followed by food and drinks in the bar Alexei Kostyakov, the General Secretary of YMCA Russia, will be giving a talk on the history of the YMCA movement in Russia on the evening of Tuesday 25th April. Alexei’s home town is Ivanovo and is known as the Manchester of Russia, with… Read more »

OCR what is it and can I DO IT?

Nick, our newest edition to the fitness team talks about his passion for OCR: OCR stands for obstacle course racing this kind of event/training came from a military background to prove strength and endurance and is still widely used in the armed forces worldwide. These kind of events started popping up in the early nineties…. Read more »