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YMCA of Greater Louisville sets Guinness World Record for 'most people hopping on one leg simultaneously'

LOUISVILLE— The YMCA of Greater Louisville has set the Guinness World Record for "most people hopping on one leg simultaneously." The record was set on Sunday, April 26, with 674 people at Slugger Field during the YMCA's 9th annual Healthy Kids Day celebration. Guinness officially confirmed the record this month.
WDRB

Local YMCA garden grows 800 pounds of produce


Fox 8 Charlotte

YMCA working to lower drowning rate of minority children


Charlotte Observer

New YMCA Veggie Van rolling into Tampa food deserts

TAMPA — Kids might not chase after it like they would the ice cream man, but grown-ups are eager to take advantage of a new mobile vegetable stand that soon will roll into neighborhoods lacking in grocery options.
Tampa Tribune

How to Avoid the 'Summer Slide' with Kids' Eating

The results are in: Kids aren't eating as healthily in the summer as they do the rest of the year. Here's how to keep their nutrition on track when they're on summer break.
Parenting.com

The Y.M.C.A.’s Work Outside the Gym

Jane E. Brody--As a Y.M.C.A. member since 1984, I know it as a great place to become and remain fit, make friends and receive encouragement and support.
New York Times

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Faded Pictures

There were so many memories in that box. I couldn’t help but wonder if future generations will be missing out on the joy of thumbing through printed photos. (photo credit: Thinkstock/Collection: iStock)

There were so many memories in that box. I couldn’t help but wonder if future generations will be missing out on the joy of thumbing through printed photos.

Pre-Race Warm-up Routines

Even on hot summer days you need to warm up for a race. (photo credit: iStock)

While the initial part of marathons and half-marathons can provide plenty of time to warm up, you will perform better in shorter races if you have a routine.

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