Monthly Archives: November 2013

Weather nerd

If you have ever read my posts before, you may have deduced that I’m a serious nerd when it comes to running. (You’re very cleaver). I like the gadgets, I track things, I make lists. Probably the nerdiest thing I … Continue reading

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How to burn off Thanksgiving dinner

Estimate: The average American eats 4,500 calories in the holiday meal.

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How to maintain your weight throughout the holidays

Michelle Shearer, Director of Residential Services at TrueNorth Wellness Services, a behavioral health and wellness agency located throughout central Pennsylvania, shared her tips for maintaining your weight during the holidays.

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Drop the cigarette!

Eat Play Breathe York has released a public service announcement to encourage people to quit smoking.

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Quinoa Stuffing recipe: Full of nostalgia, fiber, protein

Nix traditional stuff, and add this recipe to your Thanksgiving table.

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Lone neon wolf

I almost always run by myself. Lack of runner friends who live nearby, a weird schedule, irrational fear of slowing other runners down, and frequent need to run high miles for training makes me a neon loner. Generally, I like … Continue reading

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Six ways to make your mealtimes last longer

Eating quickly usually doesn’t make for a healthy experience.

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Wellness Wrap 11/15/13: New cholesterol screening guidelines; Amy Robach’s revelation; Running and beer

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. Unfortunately your browser does not support IFrames. Big cholesterol news: On Tuesday, the American Heart Association and … Continue reading

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Sign your kids up for a race

Little kids love to mimic their parents. And what better behavior to mimic than exercise? Since taking up running a few years ago, my racing partner’s two oldest children have each joined their elementary school’s running club. This past weekend … Continue reading

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Manchester Township teen starts foundation after battle with brain tumor

After making it through treatment, Carter Bowman started a foundation to help other kids, too.

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