Category Archives: Cardio

Kettlebell Workout with Sarah Chronister

Sarah Chronister, fitness director with The Athletic Club of York, gives us a complete kettlebell workout you can do in your home. Chronister says everyone is different, but when picking a kettlebell you should chose a weight that’s right for … Continue reading

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Variable Training in the Pool

As hard as we try to think spring, it’s still frigid outside. This makes February a great time to up your (indoor) swim game. John Nelson with York YMCA Aquatics says practicing variable training in the pools can help increase … Continue reading

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Hello Pool Equipment

This week John Nelson with York YMCA Aquatics introduces us to common pool equipment. Any kind of equipment can be intimidating if you don’t know how to use it. Unlike weight machines at the gym, most pools don’t have instructions … Continue reading

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Freestyle Swimming

Swimming laps is a great way to get exercise without stressing your joints. The upper-body workout it provides plus this lack of stress is also what makes it good for runners and cyclists to use for cross-training. This month, we’re … Continue reading

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York Marathon Registration Opens Today

Registration opens today for the York Marathon. Race Details: May 17, 2015. 6am Entry fee for the race is $60 through the end of February, with rates increasing March 1. The field is limited to 600 runners. Known for being … Continue reading

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Using Fitbit and My Fitness Pal apps keep me motivated

Samantha Dellinger shares why a wearable device and some apps can help you get fit.

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Finding a workout that’s convenient for you

Let’s back track a bit. My last post on here was in May, read the post here. I mainly talked about how I hate working out, well that part hasn’t changed. I still hate working out, but this time I … Continue reading

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20-minute No Equipment Workout

Personal trainer Heidi Parr demonstrates a 20-minute workout that requires no equipment. Perfect for when you are traveling or don’t want to drag your butt to the gym. This video runs for 20 minutes. Once the exercises start the only … Continue reading

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National Les Mills Trainers are coming to York!

Are you a Les Mills junkie? Do you have BODYCOMBAT, BODYPUMP, or BODYFLOW classes marked on your calendar every week?  Do you arrive at class early to make sure that you have your spot in class?  Do you wear MMA gloves … Continue reading

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Running 5 miles was a milestone that felt good

It felt good to hit a running milestone — a 5-mile run.

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