Tag Archives: exercise

Tips to get your employer to embark on healthy initiatives

If you’re trying to eat well and increase your activity, you might find it to be a constant challenge. Do your work place meetings tempt you with bagels or donuts? Do you find yourself reaching for the chocolate cupcakes your … Continue reading

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Hanover prepares for Heart Walk

In just two months, hundreds of individuals from the Hanover area and beyond will gather to take strides against the community’s number one and number four killers, heart disease and stroke, at the 2014 Hanover Heart Walk sponsored by Hanover … Continue reading

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TacFit717 moves to Dallastown gym, offers free two-week membership

TacFit 717 moved this spring to its Dallastown location after two years in a small studio on George Street. Owner Jason Cavanaugh said the new building will allow them to grow, not only in being able to doing full pull-ups, … Continue reading

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York City’s Barbara Kovacs has a passion for public health

The city’s health bureau provides services ranging from immunizations to maternal and child health programs to sexually transmitted disease treatments.

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Red Lion woman to bike 150 miles to benefit Johns Hopkins Hospital

When Amber Warrington hops on her stationary bike in the basement of her Red Lion home, she is focused. Head straight, eyes set ahead, she leans in to the handle bars and steadies her legs on the peddles. The 38-year-old … Continue reading

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Stay hydrated when exercising

The temps are rising in York, PA. And because of this it’s even more important to stay hydrated while working out. Make sure you drink water before you start your exercise routine, during and after. If you are thirsty that … Continue reading

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Sticking with it: I found workouts that worked for me

It’s been a few months since I decided to run my first 5K and blog about the experience. I worked with Tara Neff from York YWCA to prepare for the Race Against Racism in April. For six weeks, I struggled … Continue reading

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What you’ve been missing: Free No Sweat in the Park boot camp with Lifestyles Fitness & Weight Loss Studio

Trainer Alysia Dickens offered tons of modifications and inspiring words to get us through an hour of planks, push-ups and mountain climbers in the 90-degree heat.

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My walk to City Hall – by Furman Dennis

Furman Dennis, a 4th grade student at Lincoln Charter School, was so excited about walking to City Hall during the kick-off Bike in York Week event, that he wrote a story about the event, and then sent it to me … Continue reading

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Operation FitKids to get exercise started early

When I was a kid, I got exercise by running around the backyard with my siblings, playing in club soccer or weekend hiking trips with my family. As the second oldest of six children, I can tell you that just … Continue reading

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