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Recent Articles

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    Nutrient Optimization and Deficiencies

    by YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region | July 29, 2019

    Dr. Gloria Winters explains how your diet might lacking the nutrients you need to stay healthy while you work on your fitness goals.
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  • How Sleep Impacts Our Health

    by YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region | June 19, 2019

    Summer is here and that can often mean late nights and early mornings. Dr. Gloria Winters explains how sleep can impact our day to day health and wellness.
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  • The Pikes Peak YMCA Celebrates 140 Years of Serving the Community

    by YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region | May 28, 2019

    President & CEO Boyd Williams shares his contribution to the Pikes Peak Y and talks about the meaning of 140 years of the Y.
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    8 Tips to Maximize Your YMCA Outdoor Pool Experience

    by YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region | April 29, 2019

    Outdoor Pools open Saturday, May 25 (weather permitting) and we want to make sure you’re ready for some poolside fun. Check out these 8 tips for a great time at the best place to spend your summer in Colorado Springs!
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  • The YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region is offering waived dues, free day passes during the shutdown

    by User Not Found | January 17, 2019

    If you or your family have been impacted, please bring in your federal identification to your nearest YMCA and we will suspend your monthly dues until the shutdown is over. We appreciate your commitment and we want you to know we are committed to you.
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    Cold vs. Flu: How to tell the difference

    by User Not Found | January 11, 2019

    Severe flu outcomes are a somber reminder of how serious the flu can be, even for healthy people. Hear Ben's story and learn more about how to spot the difference between a cold and the flu and when to see medical attention!
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    Keeping the holidays real

    by User Not Found | December 12, 2018

    Holiday preparations, parties, family visits and epic meals can challenge our preferred eating, exercise schedules and sleep cycles, not to mention, our sanity. Learn more about how to stay on track with your wellness goals during for the holidays with the YMCA!
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    Healthy Kids Day

    by User Not Found | April 11, 2018

    On April 21, 2018, the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region will celebrate Healthy Kids Day, the YMCA national initiative to improve the health and well-being of kids! We are extremely excited to collaborate with our partner, Children's Hospital Colorado, Colorado Springs, for our event!
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    Y Story: Jean Boddy

    by User Not Found | October 27, 2017

    As a teacher of 40 years, Jean Boddy was used to taking care of others. But when she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2016, she had to learn to ask others for what she needed and for support.
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    Y Story: Lara Chapman

    by User Not Found | October 10, 2017

    For Downtown YMCA BodyPump Instructor Lara Chapman, Colorado Springs isn’t foreign territory. With her husband active in the military and Lara’s previous service in the Army, it’s no surprise that her family was stationed here in Colorado Springs for a second time.
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    October Events

    by Jenna Press | October 4, 2017

    With the weather cooling off, leaves changing, and Halloween just around the corner, October is the perfect month to get out and enjoy all that Colorado has to offer! If you’re looking for inspiration, check out our list of family-friendly events in and around the Pikes Peak Region this month.
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