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York Cancer Center prepares for Bike Hike and Butterfly Release

The York Cancer Center is preparing for the upcoming 19th Annual Bike Hike and Butterfly Release to benefit the Cancer Patient Help Fund and the Cancer Screening & Outreach Fund. Walk or bike at your leisure along the scenic Heritage Rail Trail … Continue reading

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How many calories in that Halloween parade mile?

The York Halloween parade will be one mile shorter this year. We were wondering, how many calories do you think were burned in that stretch? According to the calorie calculator here, a 140-pound drum major would burn 230 calories in … Continue reading

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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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