Tag Archives: exercise

Need motivation? Find a buddy!

Creating and maintaining an exercise schedule can be challenging.  Family life, work, volunteer activities and other factors can make it difficult to stay committed to “working out”.  Getting started on a new fitness regimen is often exciting and the new-ness … Continue reading

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Disc golf great for family exercise

Until this past Saturday I was an official disc golf rookie. If you’re looking for a fun way to get more active and enjoy the outdoors, disc golf may be right up your alley. Our family has fun causally tossing discs into a goal in the backyard or into the entrance to our trampoline, but we were ready to aim for some real holes this time.

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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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