Category Archives: Cardio

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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No Sweat, Literally: Breaking barriers

I woke up last Wednesday, just a day after Tara Neff at YWCA York had given me the new interval challenge for the week, and I was dreading it. I went out for my first run for the week and … Continue reading

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No Sweat, Literally: I lost 5 pounds!

This might have been the motivation I needed this week. I did my first run of the week Tuesday morning, walking 1 minute and running 2 for a total of 20 minutes. It was super cold and a bit windy … Continue reading

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Mud run challenges body, mind

By Brandie Kessler Hundreds of thrill-seekers made their way through mud-covered obstacles and up, down and back up hilly terrain at Lauxmont Farm last April, looking to conquer the inaugural CerebRun. Organized by Matt Sanger of Elizabethtown and Jeff Neal … Continue reading

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Autism York to host Annual Autism Expo/Walk

  Autism York will host its annual Autism Expo/Walk 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 5, according to a news release. The walk is one of the major fundraisers for free programs the organization offers for families and individuals affected … Continue reading

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Is it Spring yet?

Every year it is a struggle to get through the winter. From December to March I find myself wishing my life away, saying I can’t wait until it is warm out so I can go biking. I really need to find a winter sport other than surfing Pinterest and complaining on Facebook about how much I hate the gym and pretty much everyone who goes there. And I really do hate the gym. Getting out of bed when it is pitch black out and -2 degrees, when there is a warm body next to you refusing to get up with you, is a harder than refusing birthday cake on your birthday.

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No Sweat, Literally: Hitting the pavement

Earlier this week, I told you about my lack of fitness finesse. Since then, I’ve been doing something about it. On Tuesday, I met with YWCA York fitness director Tara Neff to set up a plan for how I’ll go … Continue reading

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Local women create their dream home gym spaces

When she and her husband built their new home in Dover Township in 2011, Heidi Parr took the opportunity to designate a room specifically for her home gym.

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No Sweat, Literally: The start of getting off the couch

It was a bit of a joke when I accepted the position of health reporter that instead of using the #nosweatyork hashtag, I’d use #nosweatliterally. Because I don’t workout. And I guess it’s pretty unusual for a health columnist to start … Continue reading

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Race Against Racism adds a ‘Splash of Color’

The annual Race Against Racism has long proved to be an event that brings the community together. And while the race, set for April 26, brings awareness of the power of humanity, a new aspect will be introduced this year: … Continue reading

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