Motivational Monday: Activities to Get You Moving

Last updated: March 4, 2018, at 4:47 p.m. PT

Originally published: February 23, 2018, at 9:43 a.m. PT

It’s a new week, a new month has arrived, and you are moving and motivated to continue to live your best life! Speak it into existence! If that’s not the case that’s okay! You’ve come to the right place to get motivated and get moving!

Working out can increase your energy levels, reduce stress and produce confidence to tackle whatever upcoming tasks you have on your plate this week. We have compiled a list of 8 activities that you can do across the Y of Greater Seattle.

8 Activities to Get Moving This Week

1. Go for a swim!

Swimming provides a low impact, full body workout. It builds endurance, muscle strength and it helps maintain a healthy weight, healthy heart, and lungs.

Check out our drop-in swim schedules

2. Attend a cycling class

You are in control of the bike resistance, so the class is accessible to a wide range of exercise abilities.

Find a cycle class near you

3. Adult Recess

During this class participant in this group work hard, but they play harder. Hula hoop, boot camp, dance, Pilates, strength, step, dodgeball, jump rope... you can try it all.

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4. Want a complete workout in one class? Go to Circuit Training

Maximize your time by getting a complete workout in one class! This format alternates timed intervals of strength and cardio segments, in a group or with rotating stations.

Find a Circuit Training class near you

5. Flow into a Yoga class

Yoga Flow classes strive to maintain awareness and focus on the breath while moving through a series of poses. This style of yoga builds heat, flexibility, and strength while maintaining focus on good alignment.

Find a class near you

6. Don’t have a lot of time? No sweat, go to Above The Barre Express

This is a challenging and unique workout designed to sculpt and strengthen your entire body as well as increase flexibility. *Express classes are shortened versions of full classes.

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7. Gain The Confidence to Jump into Any of Our Cardio Boxing Classes, with Beginner Boxing

It's a basic intro to boxing combinations, bag work and sparring in a slowed down and informative format.

Join a class at the Downtown Seattle Y

8. Get a Personal Trainer

Looking for a challenging sweat induced workout that makes your muscles scream for more? If that's the case then there is no need to look any further, small group personal training is here.

Find your personal trainer



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