Category Archives: Swimming

Race Recap: Ladies Y-Tri

Right after I finished my race, I spent 8 hours in the car to go camping in an area so far upstate NY I didn’t have cell service. I didn’t even realize there were still places like that. It was … Continue reading

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New sport, vast improvements

Before I started training for the YWCA ladies y-tri, I had ridden my bike three, maybe four times in my adult life. I was not a cyclist. Now that I’m less than a week away from my race, I have … Continue reading

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York is playful!

Since 2008, the City of York has been designated a Playful City USA member. Tomorrow, Tuesday, May 13, 2014, we find out if we have been awarded the title for the 7th year in a row!  WE KNOW we are … Continue reading

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York YMCA competitive swimmers among the top in the nation

Swimming is a life skill – a skill that anyone at any age can use for health and safety.  Those who know how to swim can enjoy recreational activities such as pool parties and water skiing.  Swimmers of all ages … Continue reading

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Synchronized swimming exercise video: Figures

Work your arms, core and breath control by doing figures.

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Synchronized swimming exercise video: Egg beater kick

York Synchro-ettes Coach Robin Weist demonstrates the movement that enables swimmers to tread water in routines.

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Wellness Wrap 5/24/13: Survival guide for summer food temptations; ADHD linked to obesity risk

The weekly Wellness Wrap provides links to recent health and fitness news and lists events that will help you stay fit during the weekend. Check back every Friday morning. Have an interesting health or fitness-related link or event to share? … Continue reading

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The York YMCA’s 5th Annual Kid’s Triathlon

On May 25, 2013, the York YMCA will host a “Tri it For Fun,” kid’s triathlon at the 543 N. Newberry Street in York location. Race time is 9 a.m. with a mandatory participant/parent meeting at 8:45 a.m. inside the … Continue reading

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Exercise like a synchronized swimmer

York Synchro-ettes coach Robin Weist shares tips in this video.

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Rediscovering the gym — and bonding with my son

My son has inspired me to go to the gym to lift – forsaking my beloved plastic and concrete weight set.

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