Category Archives: Swimming

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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Wellness Wrap 3/29/13: Easter candy alternatives; Celebrity food endorsements; Race updates

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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Tri your luck at the York Y

The event starts 8 a.m. March 17 and costs $40 per person and #90 per relay team.

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Wellness wrap 2/8/13: Go Red, Race updates, Valentine’s Day and Mardi Gras survival tips

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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