Category Archives: Trends

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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Wellness Wrap 4/12/13: Give your workout a lift; Taco Bell to curb calories; What is a thigh gap?

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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How to do push-up modifications to build strength, correct form

YMCA of York Wellness Director Cori Strathmeyer demonstrates two modifications to strengthen your chest, shoulders, back and core.

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Combating what that Easter candy did to you

Let’s face it, there’s a good chance you ate some of those delicious Reese’s peanut butter eggs this weekend. I know I did, and I’m not done yet.

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