Monthly Archives: February 2013

The big decision to have gastric bypass surgery

I sat and read through the packet and made my decision, I was going to apply!

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Spring is right around the corner — prepare your walking route

You can energize your walking route and your day by planning a new walking route.  To find a new route, visit and search for routes near you.  You can look for “American Heart Association (AHA) Walking Path” signs in … Continue reading

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There’s something in the air

It is not spring yet. But it feel like it wants to be spring lately, and runners are coming out of hibernation. A year-round runner, you can find me blowing snot rockets all over town even on the chilliest of … Continue reading

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Do you turn to food when you’re stressed?

Try this simple, effective way to release body tension. Lie down and tense the muscles in your feet, then release them. Next, move on to your calf muscles. Work your way up the rest of your body, tensing and releasing … Continue reading

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Hanover Hospital to offer class on how to eat healthy on the go

A free wellness workshop will aim to prepare people with nutrition tips for the busy lifestyle.

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Hey drivers – don’t forget the four foot rule!

If we have a mutual respect for one another and share the road there will be fewer accidents and my biggest concern about biking on the road will be about how bad I look in spandex and not whether or not I am going to get creamed by a car.

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Michelle Obama announces healthy recipe search effort

Publications from Conde Nast, Hearst Magazines, Meredith Corp., the Food Network and Time Inc. have identified more than 3,000 recipes that meet federal nutrition guidelines.

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Video: How to do squats correctly

Cori Strathmeyer demonstrates how to do a proper squat to tone your lower body muscles and core, and torch calories.

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March is Red Cross Month

To celebrate Red Cross Month, Unique Physique Fitness Center will host a blood drive noon to 6 p.m. March 29 at 3432 E. Market Street in Springettsbury Township. All donors will receive a collectible Red Cross lapel pin, juice and … Continue reading

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Foot Power: Taylor sizzles at Springettsbury 12K

From the latest Foot Power column by M.C. Besecker: The York Road Runners Club’s Winter Series is nearing the end, which means maybe the cold weather is also on the way out. Aimee Taylor of Brodbecks is doing her part … Continue reading

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