Category Archives: Weight loss

Walking toward fitness and positivity

By Susan Mafnas, York Daily Record editorial assistant I’m not giving up just yet. A year ago in March I had knee surgery for a meniscus tear and was diagnosed with severe arthritis. I consider myself a young-at-heart, active woman … Continue reading

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The journey of losing weight is about a tailored lifestyle

Two women, one in New Freedom the other in Manchester Township embarked on a weight-loss journey that ended up changing their lives. They say that it’s true that healthy living is a lifestyle, but it’s different for everyone.

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YWCA allows public to donate physical exercise to fight childhood obesity

The YWCA started Technogym’s Let’s Move for a Better World Challenge yesterday and already ranked 14th out of 36 clubs participating for the most moves. The challenge ends March 22, and the public can come in without membership to donate … Continue reading

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Eat the foods you love, but in smaller portions

Samantha Dellinger shares how watching portions can keep you eating the things you love and still get fit.

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10 Pound Throwdown

  WellSpan Health just kicked off the 10 Pound Throwdown Challenge where community members can log onto the free website to track weight loss and gain knowledge to help overcome barriers to healthy living practices. Until April 26, participants can … Continue reading

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How to choose a nutrition coach

It’s that time of the year again when salad sections are empty and gyms are full. Maybe you’ve already purchased a new piece of exercise equipment or signed up for a prepackaged diet program? Seeking out an experienced nutrition coach for an individualized diet approach is another valid option to achieve weight loss or other health benefits.

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Finding a workout that’s convenient for you

Let’s back track a bit. My last post on here was in May, read the post here. I mainly talked about how I hate working out, well that part hasn’t changed. I still hate working out, but this time I … Continue reading

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The devastation of running less, eating less

Starting about 3 weeks from race day, most marathon training plans call for a taper. Tapering, if you’re not familiar with this particular form of torture, is basically a decrease in mileage to help your body be in top form … Continue reading

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Keep up your fitness routine even as the weather changes

Fall is my absolute favorite time of year. The cooler weather, football, the changing leaves, school, and the cool, crisp smell of the fall season that hits my nose when I step outside to go for a run. I love … Continue reading

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Lose Your Weight in Diamonds competition names winner

  Oletowne Jewelers crowned a winner in its most recent Lose Your Weight in Diamonds competition. Jamie Bovender, owner of the West Manchester Township jewelry store, joined forced with the York Jewish Community Center to help contestants lose weight in a … Continue reading

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