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Running: It’s free, full of freedom and flush with flora

  I started running a couple winters ago after one unbearable bout of cabin fever in my college apartment. This year, I decided to make running a year-long commitment, and now with my tight budget, I certainly have reason to … Continue reading

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York JCC’s youth fitness program competing for national recognition

York’s Jewish Community Center is one of five finalists of the National Council of Youth Sports’ Organization of the Year award.

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Saving lives – one smoke detector at a time

Throughout the nation, the American Red Cross responds to 70,000 disasters each year, most of which are home fires.  Each day, approximately 7 individuals perish from a home fire, and many of these people are older adults.  Nearly 3,000 home … Continue reading

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Think before you drink: Sports drinks

Rehydration beverages were originally developed for use by competitive athletes DURING athletic events. Somehow though, sports drinks have earned an undeserved rep as being a healthier option than other sweetened beverages. Here are a few twists of the truth when it comes to the average person’s need for a sports drink.

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Waiver for No Sweat season 2015

This is the waiver we will be using for the rest of the season. If you have come before, you won’t have to fill it out again. If you would like to save some time, fill this out and bring … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a Salad

If you’re a Simpson’s fan you may remember Homer taunting Lisa, an avid vegetarian, with the chant “You don’t win friends with salad.” Well, if you’re trying to make friends with your waistline, salad can either be a Godsend or a calorie bomb. It all depends on the anatomy of YOUR salad.

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The best part of waking up (pt. 3): Finding positivity and happiness through others

Self-care. It’s a buzzword now that reflects a lifestyle of doing deeds that benefit your emotional, physical or intellectual existence. Self-care has become immensely popular over, say, the last year or two. As someone who lives a positive life, I’m a proponent for the self-care lifestyle.

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The Netflix workout: exercise of binge watchers

It’s a thing, and I don’t think I made it up. But in case I did, I’d like to share my workout that forces you to stay put in that gym, on that treadmill, for at least an hour.

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Vaccine importance

You may have recently heard or seen in the news information about a measles outbreak in certain parts of the country, and cases of pertussis (whooping cough) here in York. The measles outbreak in particular raised a lot of questions and controversy, as vaccination, especially for children, is a topic that sometimes energizes and upsets people when they feel that either they or their loved ones are at risk of becoming ill due to others’ decision not to vaccinate, or that they are being pressured to do something that they do not support.

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Bike in York month

May is National Bike Month, providing 31 days to become aware of the benefits of bicycling.  The League of American Bicyclists, founded in 1880, is leading the movement to create a Bicycle Friendly America for everyone.  By creating safer roads … Continue reading

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