Become Your Best Self
Being healthy means more than simply being physically active. It’s about maintaining a balanced spirit, mind and body. The Y is a place where you can work toward that balance by challenging yourself to learn a new skill or hobby, fostering connections with friends through our lifelong learning programs, or bringing your loved ones closer together through our many family-centered activities. At the Y, it’s not about the activity you choose as much as it is about the benefits of living healthier on the inside as well as the outside.
Wellness Center Orientation
CARDIO EQUIPMENT/STRENGTH ORIENTATION
Take the First Step Towards Health
We want all of our members to get the most out of their experiences at the Y. We want more smiles, more fun, and more positive results! In order to help you achieve your fitness goals, we like to take the time to learn more about you and just exactly what it is you're hoping to achieve at the Y. We offer FREE orientation sessions that wil help us get acquainted with you, and to help you get familiar with the many wellness solutions we offer. Let us help you take the first step towards better health and fitness!
The equipment orientation is designed for adult members seeking coaching on proper form and technique on specific lifestyle center equipment. Our centers house a variety of strength and cardio apparatus, and we want to ensure that you're familiar with the equipment and using it both safely, and to your full advantage. Work with our wellness coaches on identifying equipment that aligns with your wellness goals, and practice utilizing the equipment safely and efficiently.
Contact us to make an appointment, learn more and to get started!
Fit happens! It really does. Join FIT START!
A 4-week personalized program for people new to exercise or those who have not exercised in a long time. FIT START is designed to help participants develop and sustain a healthy lifestyle! Three one-on-one appointments with a wellness coach within a 4-week time frame. Together the coach and participant develop an exercise program that is designed to fit the individual’s needs and goals. Complete the program and receive a Fit Start t-shirt on your final appointment. Reserve your first appointment time at the Member Service Center TODAY!
• Cardiovascular exercises (bikes, treadmills)
• Resistance training (strength machines)
• Flexibility training (stretching exercises)
• Encouragement and health information from trained Wellness Coach
Body Comp and BMI Assessment
Learn your body composition (ratio of body fat to muscle) and and BMI (Body Mass Index) by having these tests performed by a certified fitness specialist. You may schedule an appointment by contacting either branch.
Our Fitness Evaluation includes blood pressure and heart rate readings, height and weight, Body Mass Index, body composition, cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and a detailed computer printout of results. This vital information is for everyone of all stages of fitness and all different ages from 12 to 90.
Starter Fitness Package
(Wausau or Aspirus Branch)
You’ve made the choice to begin a fitness program, now what? Get the tools to jump start your program and target the areas in your life that need attention.
Package includes: BMI Assessment, one Nutritional Evaluation and two Personal Training sessions.
The Physical Therapy Program is an easy way for an individual to transition from supervised therapeutic exercise to an independent exercise routine for continuation of a healthy lifestyle. This four-week program will continue therapeutic intervention with your therapist one time per week, coinciding with one appointment per week with a YMCA strength trainer. The program allows unlimited access for four weeks at both YMCA facilities. Scheduled weekly appointments with your therapist will continue to be billed through your insurance company.
Personalized one-on-one nutrition counseling with our dietitians on staff. Whether you are trying to lose weight or enhance your athletic performance, we can help you reach your goals. In a 1-hour session, you will receive in-depth nutrient analysis of your current diet, structured meal plan based on your nutritional needs and detailed evidence-based nutrition instruction. Have your favorite recipe analyzed for healthy improvements. Call 715-841-1830 for more information.