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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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Resistance Band Workout with Heidi Parr

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

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Strengthen your back with Heidi Parr

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

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Fit in 15 – Core

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

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Fit in 15 – Dynamic Stretching

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

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Video: Tactif 717 Level 4 Workout

Please enable Javascript to watch this video Jason Cavanaugh is head coach and owner of Tacfit 717 in Dallastown. Tacfit works on a four-level system, with one being the easiest, four the most challenging. This week’s video is level four. … Continue reading

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