Category Archives: Cardio

Balancing Fitness and Fatness on Vacation

I’m just back from a week-long vacation with my family on Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire. Like any decent human being, I spent the week eating all of the food and indulging in afternoon cocktails pretty much every day, because vacation. … Continue reading

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PeoplesBank employees get moving in Couch to 5K program

Tricia Slagel, Wellness Committee chairperson with PeoplesBank, helped guide several employees through a Couch to 5K program that led to the completion of a race this past weekend. This was the second year that employees participated in the program, Slagel … Continue reading

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York Habitat for Humanity plans for 11th annual 5K

On Saturday, June 28, York Habitat supporters will drop their hammers and don their running shoes to help local, lower-income families realize their dreams of home ownership! This year marks the 11th anniversary of York Habitat’s annual 5K, presented by WellSpan Sports Medicine, … Continue reading

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Saturday’s 5K will benefit Memorial Hospital

The Memorial Health Systems Foundation Auxiliary Ladies’ 5K Run and Walk will be 8:30 a.m. Saturday.  Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. at the Outpatient Surgery Center, 1750 Fifth Avenue inYork. Awards will be given to the top three overall finishers and the top three finishers in each … Continue reading

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York County Parks hosts “Family Rambles” walking series

The York County Department of Parks and Recreation on Wednesday evenings this summer will present “Family Rambles,” a family-oriented walking series at Rocky Ridge County Park this summer. These informal hikes will be 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 19 and July … Continue reading

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Sign up for the Double Creek run, bike or walk event

Maybe a 5K race isn’t what you’ve exactly dreamed of when it comes to a fitness goal. Here comes Double Creek‘s bike, run and walk event to meet the needs of a variety of people. Choose to ride either the 30-mile … Continue reading

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Keeping up with a workout routine

I ran my first 5K a little more than a week ago. It was the first step for me in finding a fitness routine. I had never been one to exercise consistently and it was tough to find an avenue … Continue reading

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No Sweat, Literally: Proud of my team

I got around the corner, nearing Pine Street in York and I asked the volunteer who was directing runners down the street how far we’d gone. “One mile to go,” she said, waving her orange flag. I ran the Race … Continue reading

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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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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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