Hendricks Regional Health Blog

10 Excuses for (NOT) Doing Yoga

Posted by: Patti Carrington   |   Monday, November 24, 2014

You know, we yoga nuts could go on and on about the benefits of yoga all the time ... and we do!  I am so guilty.  For most of us, it is because yoga has changed our lives in good ways, and we want to share that with others.  But there’s always the flip-side. So, here are 10 excuses for NOT doing yoga ...


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Weight Management and the Unavoidable Social Gathering

Posted by: Lael Hill, Guest Blogger   |   Friday, November 21, 2014

I am excited to be able to share that my journey towards a healthier lifestyle – including sustainable weight loss – is going well. Earlier this fall, I had achieved a three-pound weight loss in three weeks and am still going strong!


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Join Me for the Hendricks Regional Health YMCA Gobble Gallop 5k!

Posted by: Kaitie Delgado, MS, RDN, CD   |   Monday, November 17, 2014

Hendricks Regional Health YMCA’s Gobble Gallop 5k is a close comparison to running a true IRONMAN in the Delgado home.  Getting the turkey in the oven (comparable to a 2.4-mile swim), strategically baking, steaming, or boiling every side dish including dessert (comparable to a 112-mile bicycle ride), and last but not least, chasing, coloring, dancing, exercising, swinging, singing, screaming, breastfeeding, and snacking with an 8.5-month-old and almost 2.5-year-old (comparable to a 26.2-mile run). 


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My Experience Taking a Post Partum Pilates Class

Posted by: Abby Butts   |   Saturday, November 1, 2014

The Physical Therapy department at the Hendricks Regional Health YMCA offers a post partum pilates program to assist new moms in regaining whole body strength, especially core strength as well as improving posture often negatively impacted from pregnancy and caring for a newborn. I had the chance to take a group mat class which was led by Amy Burkholder, Staff Physical Therapist and Pilates Instructor.


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