Welcome to the YMCA online video library. These videos will help you learn more about our equipment and proper exercising techniques.
We’ll be adding new videos over time, so check back periodically!
Getting started at the YMCA
ActivTrax - A workout for you and your goals
Cybex Arc Trainer 101
Cybex Arc Trainer 102
ActivTrax - A workout for you and your goalsNew to working out? The ActivTrax program helps you find a workout that's set for you and your goals.
Cybex Arc Trainer 101Ben Fogle introduces you to one of the new upper body Cybex Arc Trainer.
Cybex Arc Trainer 102More details about the Cybex Arc Trainer upper body. Learn more about the display and settings.
The Y 30 Zone
Welcome to the Y 30 Zone
Y 30 Zone Ab Crunch
Y 30 Zone Squat Machine
Welcome to the Y 30 ZoneThe ideal solution for those new to exercise, older members or those with limited mobility. Its easy to use and available to all members.
Y 30 Zone Ab CrunchA quick walk through of how to correctly use the Ab Crunch machine in the Y 30 Zone at the Illinois Valley YMCA.
Y 30 Zone Squat MachineBen Fogle walks you through using the squat machine in the YMCA's Y30 zone.
Common Exercise Instruction
Abdominal Core Excerices
Abdominal Core ExcericesBen Fogle and Mike Visione introduces you to some of the YMCA’s core section exercises. Highlighting a couple exercises, they help show correct form and how to focus and utilize the abdominal muscles.