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The Stokes Family YMCA will host Transformation Nation Triad (TNT), a free 16-week group training program led by personal trainers and wellness coaches to provide support, motivation and instruction to make healthy lifestyle changes. TNT is open to the public.


The program is for people with 20, 30 or more pounds to lose and includes weekly group workouts at the YMCA, weekly weigh-ins, a daily exercise schedule, nutrition information from Forsyth Medical Center, childcare provided during normal operating hours, and a free t-shirt for all participants.


Last year, the program helped the Triad lose more than 17,000 pounds. It is a partnership between the YMCA of Northwest North Carolina, WXII News 12, and Forsyth Medical Center.


Registration will take place on Saturday, February 2, and is first come, first serve when the branch opens at 8 a.m. that Saturday. Participants must register in person at the branch where they wish to participate.


TNT is a Boot Camp-style fitness program designed for the beginning fitness level that will include a wide variety of physical activity such as body weight exercises that can be modified for any fitness ability. Trainers will work with participants to assess their ability and offer modification for exercises when needed, as well as show great ways to exercise at home. Participants must be mobile and able to exercise without assistance (including getting up and down off the ground). Aquatic sessions are available at other branches for those with limited mobility.


The Stokes Family YMCA will host six sessions for 25 people each on Mondays at 10:30 a.m. or 7:15 p.m., Wednesdays at 7 p.m., Thursdays at 6 a.m. or 7:15 p.m., or Saturdays at 8:30 a.m.


“TNT is a program that helps people transform themselves inside and out. At the Y, we can provide the support and motivation you need to become a healthier you,” shared Tiffany Boyles, wellness director of the Stokes Family YMCA. “We are committed to improving our community’s health and well-being. This program is just one of the ways we are working to make health accessible to all.”


To learn more, visit ymcanwnc.org/tnt or contact Tiffany Boyles at 336-985-9622 or t.boyles@ymcanwnc.org.

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