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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
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
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
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
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.
New to resistance band workouts? You can get bands at stores like Target, Walmart, and Dicks. Personal trainer Heidi Parr says resistance bands give you a great workout. But it’s important when using them you don’t allow slack in the … Continue reading
Personal trainer Heidi Parr says working your back muscles is important. “As we age, we start hunching over more and more because a lot of our daily tasks involve the chest muscle. Eating, driving, pushing a shopping cart around. So … Continue reading
Personal trainer Robert Williams Jr. finishes his “Fit in 15” series with core work. Williams says some of the benefits to this core workout come from rotating your body past the normal axis. When you do the lean back crunches, … Continue reading
Personal trainer Robert Williams Jr. stresses the importance of a dynamic workout. The purpose of a dynamic warm-up is to get blood flowing through the body, and get the body ready to do work. You’re preparing your body for movement, … Continue reading