Tag Archives: health and wellness

A Five Year-Old Drowned Last Weekend.

He could have been your son or daughter, grandchild, niece or nephew, a cousin.  It could happen in your backyard pool, at the beach, in a bayou or creek, even in your own bathtub. According to multiple published media reports, … Continue reading

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Give mom the gift of health.

Mother’s Day is this Sunday and if you have not decided how to best show mom that you care, the YMCA has an idea for you. Give mom the gift of health; buy her a YMCA Gift Card.  YMCA Gift … Continue reading

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Get a Jump on Summer with YMCA Healthy Kids Day: It’s FREE!

Summer is the time for kids to get up, get out and grow. But for some kids, exposure to activities that stimulate the body and mind ends with the school year. In fact, research shows that kids are prone to … Continue reading

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Want to Know What it Feels Like to be Spiderman?

You can be a superhero while supporting a great cause. The Tellepsen Family Downtown YMCA is hosting its first Annual Over The Edge event on March 23, 2013. The Four Seasons Hotel Houston is the setting for this unique, fundraising … Continue reading

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Houston’s Mayor Proclaims Health a Priority

Each month, we profile a Houston celebrity and ask them to share their health and wellness routine.  January’s spotlight is on the Honorable Annise Parker, Mayor of Houston. YMCA: What is your exercise routine? Mayor Parker: I do aerobics and … Continue reading

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Keys to Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions

“This year things are going to be different.” Have you said this to yourself year after year?  If so, we’ve got some realistic tips that will help you stick to your New Year’s resolution to be healthier, whether you are … Continue reading

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A Healthy Forecast from a KRIV FOX26 Meteorologist

Each month we profile a Houston celebrity and ask him or her to share their exercise and healthy living tips. This month, we feature John Dawson, KRIV FOX26 Meteorologist and Vic Coppinger Family YMCA member. YMCA: How important is health … Continue reading

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