YMCA facilities may be closed, but workout sessions are still happening.
The YMCA of Greater Vancouver, along with other YMCAs across Canada, recently launched YThrive Home, a new virtual workout program so people can stay fit and healthy while self-isolating during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The exercises are fit for people of all ages and abilities.
There’s yoga, workouts for beginners, balance exercises, strength training and low-impact workouts for people with reduced mobility. There are dozens of different videos to choose from.
Additionally, the YMCA has a info its Virtual YMCA page pointing people to blogs about nutrition, injury-prevention for seniors and mental health.
All of the YThrive Home workouts are free. You can check them out at gv.ymca.ca/Virtual-YMCA/YThrive-Home.