Category Archives: Videos

Make This: Sweet Potato Fries

Mmm… french fries. We’ve got a recipe for quick and easy sweet potato fries. Make these to satisfy your craving without sacrificing your healthy habits.    

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Core Workout – Front and Back

Sarah Chronister, Fitness Director for The Athletic Club of York , demonstrates a six exercise core routine that balances working your front and back. “You generate a lot of your power from your core,” says Chronister. A strong core will … Continue reading

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Bike Tune-Up

Temperatures are rising, buds are poking, and riders are pulling their bikes out for their first ride of the season. In the spirit of all things Spring, we’re pulling these how-to videos from our archives to help you have a … Continue reading

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Black Bean Brownies: Substitute beans for butter, oil

In a dream world, desserts would be low in calories and fat, and eating one cookie wouldn’t tempt us to eat five more. Sure, healthy substitutions can be used in baking — apple sauce for butter, whole-wheat flour for white. … Continue reading

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Kettlebell Workout with Sarah Chronister

Sarah Chronister, fitness director with The Athletic Club of York, gives us a complete kettlebell workout you can do in your home. Chronister says everyone is different, but when picking a kettlebell you should chose a weight that’s right for … Continue reading

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Try this dynamic stretching routine

Static stretching is out, dynamic stretching is in. This has seemed to be the general consensus in the past few years. But, why? And what exactly is dynamic stretching anyways? We talked with the fitness director from The Athletic Club … Continue reading

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Variable Training in the Pool

As hard as we try to think spring, it’s still frigid outside. This makes February a great time to up your (indoor) swim game. John Nelson with York YMCA Aquatics says practicing variable training in the pools can help increase … Continue reading

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The Skinny on Swim Caps

Got more than a few inches of hair? You’re going to want to wear a swim cap when you’re swimming laps. Swim caps keep your hair pulled back and tucked away, and make you look hardcore. John Nelson with York … Continue reading

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Healthy Game Day Recipes Part 2

Picking out your Super Bowl recipes? No Sweat York has you covered. These healthier recipes will keep the crowd happy, even if the game doesn’t. Buffalo Shrimp Casserole

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Fit in 15 – Band Workout

Robert Williams with the York JCC demonstrates a mobile workout routine using an exercise band. Williams says this workout is great for fitting in between commitments. Find Williams and other staff members on the York JCC facebook page.

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