Monthly Archives: May 2013

Exercise is supposed to be fun

Often when people hear the word “exercise” they automatically think “Oh no. This isn’t going to be fun.” But guess what? Exercise is supposed to be fun. Our bodies were made to move and groove, and when we engage in … Continue reading

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Wellness Wrap 5/31/13: Estimating calories in fast food; Fighting ‘fat talk’; Veggie burger taste test

The weekly Wellness Wrap provides links to recent health and fitness news and lists events that will help you stay fit during the weekend. Check back every Friday morning. Have an interesting health or fitness-related link or event to share? … Continue reading

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Tips to avoid skin cancer and stay safe in the sun

It doesn’t have to be scorcher for you to increase your risk of skin cancer.

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Black Bean Brownies: Substitute beans for butter, oil

You won’t be able to tell the difference.

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Rain gives me superpowers

Am I the only one who loves to run in the rain? Seriously, I LOVE it. Let me be clear that this applies only to warm weather rain. Cold rain is the absolute worst. Getting drenched when you’re already cold … Continue reading

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Unsung sports: Disc golf

Disc golf can be a good exercise – especially if you step up the pace.

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York NAACP, JCC to host Affordable Care Act forum

A majority of Americans don’t understand how the law will impact their lives, according to a recent poll.

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No Sweat in the Park Zumba class rescheduled

Today’s wet weather has forced us to reschedule Zumba with Monica Melendez and Melissa Deitz of Body Rhythms Life Fitness.

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Meatout Mondays: Vegan traditional macaroni salad

For many families, tradition begins with food. For my family, it is usually of Italian or Polish origin. However, I have no idea where we got our delicious inspiration for this macaroni salad. This salad is made for every summertime … Continue reading

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A brave rescue from a bear attack . . .

Matt, being the brave guy that he is, threw himself – and his awesome bike – between me and the bear – which scared the bear so much he turned in terror and ran away. Unfortunately in the process, Matt’s entire derailleur came off his bike and we had to hoof it back to the car.

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