Category Archives: Cardio

Is running 5 minutes really going to cut it?

You might have heard about the study released recently claiming that running just 5 minutes a day can limit your chances of sudden death. The Journal of the American College of Cardiology released the findings of a database kept at Cooper … Continue reading

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Video: 20-Minute Fat Burning Metabolic Workout

Please enable Javascript to watch this video Short on time? Personal trainer Heidi Parr says no problem, you can get in a great fat burning metabolic workout in 20 minutes right in your home. Metabolic, also known as interval training, … Continue reading

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How getting a dog boosted my activity

I mostly wanted to write this post so I could share adorable photos of my 3-year-old terrier mix, Tito. My husband and I adopted this little guy from the Lancaster County SPCA a little more than a month ago and … Continue reading

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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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