Monthly Archives: October 2013

Snot Rocket: A tale of a sniffly runner

Like any (crazy) runner, in the weeks leading up to my marathon I was even more germaphobic than usual. A flu shot was demanded. Back-up bottles of hand sanitizer were bought for my car and office. Coughing co-workers were kept … Continue reading

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How to stay on a healthy track from Halloween to New Year’s

With the cool air of fall comes an influx of high-calorie foods. Here’s how to stay fit — and enjoy — the holiday season.

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Meatout Mondays: Two-ingredient, vegan pumpkin muffins

Have you ever been in a pinch to make something for a get-together, potluck or school bake sale? With a crazy schedule, you wonder when you will have time to make a mess in your kitchen, which will need to … Continue reading

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Class teaches life skills to kids living with disabilities

The class takes them outside of the classroom once a week and teaches them life skills like cooking, exercising, and even working at a hotel.

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Wellness Wrap 10/25/13: National Health Education Week; Pickleball; Zombie Run

The weekly Wellness Wrap provides links to recent health and fitness news. Share your thoughts and links in a comment or email emccracken@ydr.com. National Health Education Week: The awareness initiative wraps today. This year’s theme is “The Role of Health … Continue reading

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Video: How to cut, roast butternut squash

Instead of decorating your porch with squash, use it to whip up a delicious, festive meal.

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Healthy World Café looks to grow, find permanent location

The eatery serves about 100 to 120 diners during its monthly meals

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American Red Cross resources help community prepare for emergencies

Learn more about how to stay safe in dangerous situations.

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5 quick tips for becoming a morning exerciser

Beep, beep, beep, beep! Your alarm blaring at 6 a.m. is a harsh reminder of that commitment you made last night to get today’s workout in nice and early. It sounded like a great idea at the time, but now … Continue reading

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Bikram Yoga comes to York County

The hot yoga class includes 26 postures and meditation.

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