Thursday September 9, 2010
The Northwest Wichita YMCA is getting ready to start a program it hopes will make people winners at losing.
Its called YMCA Losers and it is designed for people who need to lose at least 50 pounds.
It is a twelve week program. Classes meet three times a week. The group organized program involves heart rate monitoring, nutrition counseling, along with trainer supervised sessions. Each session will run one hour and 30 minutes, which includes a wide variety of activities ranging from intensive cardio sessions, various types of circuit training.
Each class will also devote time to discussing ways to eat better and plan better, all designed to not only help participants lose weight, but to make the lifestyle changes necessary to keep if off.
One of the instructors of the program is YMCA Personal Trainer Lugene Prior who has experience losing weight, with over 120 pounds lost to date.
Right now the YMCA Losers program is only being offered at the Northwest Wichita Branch located at 13838 W. 21st St North. To find out more about the program, call the Northwest Wichita YMCA at 316-260-9622.