Category Archives: Trends

How to get fit in 30 minutes a day

There was a time when I believed the only way to get in shape was to dedicate at least an hour per day to exercise. While I may have been able to swing that in my former life (otherwise known as … Continue reading

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Birchbox and Women’s Health power up with small challenges

Birchbox and Women’s Health paired up for the July subscription-based beauty program to offer “12 bite-sized challenges.” I’ve been getting Birchbox for a little more than a year and I look forward to unwrapping the little cardboard package that contains five … Continue reading

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Biggest Loser vs. Extreme Weight Loss

Although it’s not new to regular programming, I recently discovered a reality weight loss show. Extreme Weight Loss is in its fourth season on ABC and I happened to find it on Hulu last night when I was looking for … Continue reading

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Wellness Wrap 11/8/13: FDA takes action against trans fats; Mac and cheese makeover?

The weekly Wellness Wrap provides links to recent health and fitness news. Share your thoughts and links in a comment or email emccracken@ydr.com. Big food news: Some pesky bad-for-you ingredients might just bite the dust. The Food and Drug Administration … Continue reading

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Wellness Wrap 10/18/13: Fit mom creates controversy; Prescription costs; Singing for Survivors

The weekly Wellness Wrap provides links to recent health and fitness news. Share your thoughts and links in a comment or email emccracken@ydr.com. Controversy of the moment: Maria Kang attracted lots of attention from a photo she posted of her … Continue reading

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Wellness Wrap 7/26/13: A superhero of vegetables, Exercise in a pill?, Pick-your-own peaches

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 value of good sleep

I realize that several months ago I submitted a blog on this site stating that I would track my progress of getting back in shape after losing 65 pounds during my battle (last fall) with throat cancer. I also realize … Continue reading

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Wellness Wrap 6/28/13: Sugar vs. corn syrup; Fitness for the ages; Backlash against obesity as disease

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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Frisbee: The Ultimate sport

Not only is Ultimate Frisbee a good cardiovascular workout, but it’s also a great way to meet new people.

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Wellness Wrap 6/7/13: National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month; ‘Vegan Before 6’; York Hiking Club

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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