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News & Events from Fitness on 25th

Our Focus In April is Shoulder Mobility

A preview of our Prehab Class  by Nima Nazemi, BSc, MB, PTS Shoulder mobility is the ability for the shoulders to move through a range of motion with control before being restricted. This includes having the requisite strength, coordination and body awareness along with flexibility. Shoulder mobility is a hot topic in the functional fitness […]

Improve your Bench Press

Why is our Main Flat Bench in the place it is? There is a simple reason.  by Fred Dyck, Director of Fitness, YWCA Saskatoon, (BSPE) In the YWCA Saskatoon weight room, our flat bench has been positioned so you can look up at the ceiling and see what appears to you as horizontal lines. This […]

Reasons to use the Squat Safety Bar

by Rahim Ramji, DPT (Doctor of Physiotherapy), YWCA Fitness Staff Team Member The Safety Squat Bar (pictured below) is an excellent piece of equipment to help you add versatility to your lifting program; especially when it comes to the development of lower body strength and power. All athletes, age group and performance oriented, will benefit […]

Influencers!

by Fred Dyck, Director of Fitness & Facilities Who are the significant influencers for your career? What role did they play and how has it led to the successes of a person’s life? Maybe its because I am getting a bit older but this is certainly a question I have found myself reflecting on lately. […]

Book your very own Private Pool Time!

Get your family out of the house with a trip to our indoor swimming pool. Book for your family and enjoy the pool to yourselves. Your safety is important to us so we will also have a certified Red Cross lifeguard present to ensure you can relax and enjoy your time. Booking Details: Our 25-meter […]

An Introduction to Mobility

By Nima Nazemi, Business Development Coordinator, YWCA Saskatoon/Fitness on 25th   Mobility refers to how well you can move, and how freely and efficiently. It’s basically the ability to move your entire body freely and correctly. It encompasses muscle strength, range of motion and endurance capacity. If you have great mobility, you are able to […]

Rules for Sharing a Lane with Other Swimmers

by Shadi Beiki, Head Lifeguard, YWCA Saskatoon/Fitness on 25th Swimming is a lot like driving, cycling, or walking, in that there are accepted norms for how we share the space we use. In general, the rules outlined can be lumped under the notion of swimming conscientiously of others in the hope that your fellow swimmers will […]

Make the most of this weird 2021 fitness year

by Fred Dyck Director of Fitness, YWCA Saskatoon One cannot overstate the impact of the Covid-19 virus on our society. Now ten months into this pandemic we are seeing some light at the end of the tunnel with the vaccine rollouts but months remain in front of us with serious restrictions on our choices. Like […]

Fitness Classes through Video on Demand

Now members can watch recorded videos of our classes When you want to! Maybe your favorite live stream class occurs at a time you cannot attend? No worries. You can still watch and participate. We have now added Video on Demand as an option for our members. Just like our Virtual Classes this option is […]

YWCA Fitness Centre Mask Policy

As of Friday, November 6th, 2020, the Saskatchewan Provincial Government and the Saskatchewan Health Authority are requiring all visitors of indoor public settings to wear a mask. This regulation is in place for 28 days. Visit this link below for details on the order from the Saskatchewan Government. https://www.saskatchewan.ca/government/health-care-administration-and-provider-resources/treatment-procedures-and-guidelines/emerging-public-health-issues/2019-novel-coronavirus/guidance-on-cloth-and-non-medical-cloth-masks/indoor-mandatory-masking-requirements YWCA Saskatoon/Fitness on 25th is dedicated […]