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Is running 5 minutes really going to cut it?

You might have heard about the study released recently claiming that running just 5 minutes a day can limit your chances of sudden death. The Journal of the American College of Cardiology released the findings of a database kept at Cooper … Continue reading

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The worst parts of running

I recently started training for my second 5K and was reminded after a few runs around the neighborhood about the things that bug me the most. The flushed look I get bright red in the face when I run. It … Continue reading

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Preparing for my next 5K: Springettsbury’s Saturday in the Park

I’m finally going to kick myself in the behind and get moving again. I ran my first 5K earlier this year during the York YWCA‘s Race Against Racism. My workouts have gone from good to OK to convincing myself to … Continue reading

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Not as young as I used to be

The truth is, I’m not as young as I used to be. I know what you’re thinking: “Yeah, right buddy, what are you complaining about. How old are you?” Well, I’m turning 31 in a few weeks, but I’m not … Continue reading

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How getting a dog boosted my activity

I mostly wanted to write this post so I could share adorable photos of my 3-year-old terrier mix, Tito. My husband and I adopted this little guy from the Lancaster County SPCA a little more than a month ago and … Continue reading

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How to get fit in 30 minutes a day

There was a time when I believed the only way to get in shape was to dedicate at least an hour per day to exercise. While I may have been able to swing that in my former life (otherwise known as … Continue reading

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No Sweat, York, will feature free classes with York Jewish Community Center instructors Tuesday nights in August

In August, we’ll offer No Sweat in the Park participants a sampling of what the York Jewish Community Center’s Fitness Center has to offer.

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Birchbox and Women’s Health power up with small challenges

Birchbox and Women’s Health paired up for the July subscription-based beauty program to offer “12 bite-sized challenges.” I’ve been getting Birchbox for a little more than a year and I look forward to unwrapping the little cardboard package that contains five … Continue reading

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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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