Category Archives: Fitness

No Sweat, Literally: The final stretch

If you’ve been paying attention, you know the Race Against Racism/Splash of Color 5K is this weekend. Crazy, right? These five to six weeks of training have gone by so quickly, but I feel I’ve come a really long way. … Continue reading

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No Sweat in the Park returns in May with Pilates classes

Denise Hart of the Pilates Center of York will teach classes from 6 to 7 p.m. every Tuesday in May, starting May 6, in the grassy area behind the York Daily Record/Sunday News in West Manchester Township.

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Still Feeling Like A Runner When You’re Injured

Hi all! As I talked about last week, I’m currently nursing a knee diagnosis of “Acute CMP” – a fancy term for inflamed cartilage under the kneecap. I’m currently rocking it out at Physical Therapy, doing my exercises at home … Continue reading

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Get your bike ready for spring

Jay Zech with Gung Ho Bikes shows a few basic things you can check on your bike to make sure you’re ready to ride. For a bike that’s been sitting for a winter (or a few winters), this video can … Continue reading

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Exercise, portion control will keep pets fit and furry

Regular exercise can prevent a host of medical issues in dogs and cats. Plus you can burn calories without hitting the gym.

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Every runner has a story

I started interviewing local runners this January. I had known since last year I wanted to do a project that looked at athletes who ran the Boston Marathon last year. Specifically, I wanted to talk to runners who were going … Continue reading

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No Sweat, Literally: A girl’s got to eat

I underestimate the power of my stomach. It was a busy week for me. Throw in 5K training for the Race Against Racism/Splash of Color and I just felt like things weren’t slowing down. I’m getting married in a month, … Continue reading

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Give Blood for Boston

Looking for a positive way to honor the victims of the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombings? Give blood with the York Road Runners and the American Red Cross for the first Boston Strong Memorial Blood drive. The drive runs 2-7:30 on Tuesday, … Continue reading

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If At First You Don’t Succeed, “Tri Tri” Again

I’m currently injured – swollen cartilage underneath my kneecap. Grumble! I’m in Physical Therapy, strengthening my hips, knees and glutes and hoping that this is the last time I’m in PT for a VERY long time! So, right now, I’m … Continue reading

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Healthy alternatives to sugar-filled Easter candy

Children often wake up Easter morning to be treated to overflowing baskets of sugary treats. But most of those basket options lack nutritional value and will load your little ones up with sugar, saturated fat and little else. Do you … Continue reading

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