Category Archives: Fitness

How to get fit in 30 minutes a day

There was a time when I believed the only way to get in shape was to dedicate at least an hour per day to exercise. While I may have been able to swing that in my former life (otherwise known as … Continue reading

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6 Ab Exercises to Work Your Core

Please enable Javascript to watch this video These ab exercises are divided into two sections. Supinated exercises, where you’re laying on your back, and pronated exercises where you’re on your front. Personal trainer Heidi Parr says it’s key to do … Continue reading

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Co-ed slow pitch softball for a great cause

Get your co-ed softball team together for a great cause, the Inaugural Avery Marie Against AFLP Co-ed Softball Tournament, which will take place at the Hoffman Complex in York on Sunday, August 17, 2014. All money raised will benefit the … Continue reading

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No Sweat, York, will feature free classes with York Jewish Community Center instructors Tuesday nights in August

In August, we’ll offer No Sweat in the Park participants a sampling of what the York Jewish Community Center’s Fitness Center has to offer.

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Incorporate physical activity into your work day

Some jobs are the same thing, day in and day out. Stare at the computer, listen to the drone of voices in the surrounding cubicles, and occasionally walk to the bathroom 10 yards away. However, those jobs do exist where … Continue reading

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Birchbox and Women’s Health power up with small challenges

Birchbox and Women’s Health paired up for the July subscription-based beauty program to offer “12 bite-sized challenges.” I’ve been getting Birchbox for a little more than a year and I look forward to unwrapping the little cardboard package that contains five … Continue reading

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Tips to get your employer to embark on healthy initiatives

If you’re trying to eat well and increase your activity, you might find it to be a constant challenge. Do your work place meetings tempt you with bagels or donuts? Do you find yourself reaching for the chocolate cupcakes your … Continue reading

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Humidity is the Worst

I know people who love to run in the heat. 80 degrees? Full sun? No problem! I am not those people. I am hands down the sweatiest person I know. I’ve been known to carry water for runs as short … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountain “way too high”… above sea level

I always thought altitude sickness was a myth—certainly not something that could affect a collegiate athlete like myself! Yet on my recent vacation to Estes Park, Colorado, I confidently strolled my 50 pound suitcase up a slight incline… and doubled … Continue reading

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6-Exercise Leg Workout

Please enable Javascript to watch this video Heidi Parr, certified personal trainer and sports nutritionist, says having a leg day in your normal workout week is not only important for your leg muscles and muscle endurance, it’s also extremely important … Continue reading

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