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Exercise balls can help your form and function. Here’s how to use them.

Exercise balls aren’t just a giant toy for your kids to play with around the house. They actually can kick your butt if you know how to use them. John Kerchner, co-owner and personal trainer at Unique Physique in Springettsbury Township provided some tips.

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Free “gym” memberships?!

Many people strive for an active and healthy lifestyle, but the cost of a gym membership may be a barrier.  Did you know that some health insurance companies and workplace wellness programs reimburse partial or full exercise facility membership fees? … Continue reading

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10 ways to stay fit this summer without a gym

Despite the warm weather and extra free time, the summer can be a difficult season to stay physically fit. Many people will leave York and Adams counties, and their gym subscriptions, behind to take a vacation, where staying in shape might fall to the bottom of priority lists.

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Deskercise: That sounds fun, doesn’t it?

Sometimes after a long day at work the last thing I want to do is go to the gym and workout. Seriously, there are so many things that go along with working out. First, you have to change out of … 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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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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No Sweat in the Park 2015 season schedule

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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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How well do you know yoga poses?

There are plenty of places to get your yoga on in York County. But before you break out your mat and get to stretching, test your knowledge of poses and try them out!  

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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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