Tag Archives: Cori Strathmeyer

Enthusiasm for exercise

I’m in Washington, D.C. for a conference and have limited time options for exercise.  I am not typically an early morning exerciser, but knowing this is my only option, I have been quite eager to “get up and get going.”  … Continue reading

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Obsessed with obstacles!

Obstacle races are running events in which participants climb over, tunnel under, slither through and ultimately conquer physical challenges strategically placed along the race route.  Events vary in race route distance, obstacle difficulty and degrees of messiness! The events are … Continue reading

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Workout wardrobe

As I was packing up my gym bag over the weekend, I realized that I am a creature of habit when it comes to choosing my workout clothes.  I have my favorites and rarely deviate from wearing the same clothes … Continue reading

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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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Playful sidewalk project aims to increase youth physical activity

According to the CDC, children require 60 minutes of daily physical activity to stay healthy and strong.  These activities should be predominately aerobic and should also include muscle and bone strengthening exercises.  Kids who walk, run, hop, squat and jump … Continue reading

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YMCA Healthy Kids Day® on April 25 Aims to Help Kids Stay Active and Keep Learning

On Saturday, April 25, the YMCAs of York and York County and Hanover are holding a free community event to inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active. YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day®, the Y’s national initiative to improve health … Continue reading

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Massage, my long lost friend

Earlier this week I had my first massage of the year. Historically, I have been a weekly massage client and I am not sure how 4 months have flown by since my last appointment.  The only reason that I can … Continue reading

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What is Prediabetes?

Diabetes is a condition in which the body cannot properly regulate blood sugar levels.  Type 1 diabetes is generally diagnosed in children or young adults and is caused by  low production of insulin, which is needed to convert sugar to … Continue reading

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Y Run?

Why do you run? Are you a competitive runner, racing to improve your time? Do you run to stay fit and healthy? Are you a social runner, completing fun runs with friends? Are you a new runner seeking to accomplish … Continue reading

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Living stronger

LIVESTRONG at the YMCA participants improve cardio endurance, muscular strength, flexibility and balance.      Photo credit: Seth Nenstiel Derek, age 41, was diagnosed with cancer a few years ago.  His aggressive treatment protocol killed the cancer, but at the same time severely … Continue reading

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