Monthly Archives: April 2015

No Sweat York turns up the heat for its free June fitness classes

There has been great feedback about the May No Sweat in the Park schedule and we hope you will make it out for our classes in June that will turn up the heat.

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Benefits of gardening

You might ask, what is the point of gardening if I can go to the grocery store or local market to buy my fruits and vegetables? Good question, but gardening has more benefits than just having a tomato you planted in your salad.

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Waves and High-Fives

This week the devastation, chaos, and sadness of the world has felt huge. Too big to wrap my head around. Fallout from events like the earthquake in Nepal and the situation in Baltimore made my heart heavy. It was with that … Continue reading

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How to keep your energy level up all day

What do you try to turn to for energy? A nap? A vitamin supplement? Many products these days are promising to provide a boost of vitality just when you need it. When it comes to real energy though, nothing can beat a good night’s sleep along with just a few simple eating strategies that, when done consistently, can help you fuel your busy day.

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No Sweat team participates in the Race Against Racism

Saturday was chilly but that didn’t stop the No Sweat team from participating in the Race Against Racism at the YWCA on Market Street and having a blast doing it.

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Girls on the Run diary #10: attaining the big goal

Our guest contributor for the past couple of months has been Lora Nowak, a 6th grader at Dallastown Intermediate School in Girls on the Run. She worked toward her goals and participated in the Race against Racism Saturday, April 25.

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Make This: Sweet Potato Fries

Mmm… french fries. We’ve got a recipe for quick and easy sweet potato fries. Make these to satisfy your craving without sacrificing your healthy habits.    

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YWCA- York and NETA to host two exercise workshps

YWCA and National Exercise Trainers Association (NETA), a non-profit fitness professional association, are co-sponsoring two nationally-recognized workshops.

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Playful sidewalk project aims to increase youth physical activity

According to the CDC, children require 60 minutes of daily physical activity to stay healthy and strong.  These activities should be predominately aerobic and should also include muscle and bone strengthening exercises.  Kids who walk, run, hop, squat and jump … Continue reading

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Change of Scenery

I run the same routes a lot. It’s just how it goes. You leave your house and there’s only so many options. Turn left or turn right, and go. Running from my house saves precious time, but after a long … Continue reading

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