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No Sweat, Literally: Proud of my team

I got around the corner, nearing Pine Street in York and I asked the volunteer who was directing runners down the street how far we’d gone. “One mile to go,” she said, waving her orange flag. I ran the Race … Continue reading

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No Sweat, Literally: The final stretch

If you’ve been paying attention, you know the Race Against Racism/Splash of Color 5K is this weekend. Crazy, right? These five to six weeks of training have gone by so quickly, but I feel I’ve come a really long way. … Continue reading

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No Sweat, Literally: A girl’s got to eat

I underestimate the power of my stomach. It was a busy week for me. Throw in 5K training for the Race Against Racism/Splash of Color and I just felt like things weren’t slowing down. I’m getting married in a month, … Continue reading

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No Sweat, Literally: I lost 5 pounds!

This might have been the motivation I needed this week. I did my first run of the week Tuesday morning, walking 1 minute and running 2 for a total of 20 minutes. It was super cold and a bit windy … Continue reading

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No Sweat, Literally: One down, a few more to go

I was feeling pretty good about myself, but I felt even better when I walked into Tara Neff’s office Tuesday afternoon and proudly told her I accomplished the task she set before me. My first week of 5K training is … Continue reading

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No Sweat, Literally: Hitting the pavement

Earlier this week, I told you about my lack of fitness finesse. Since then, I’ve been doing something about it. On Tuesday, I met with YWCA York fitness director Tara Neff to set up a plan for how I’ll go … Continue reading

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No Sweat, Literally: The start of getting off the couch

It was a bit of a joke when I accepted the position of health reporter that instead of using the #nosweatyork hashtag, I’d use #nosweatliterally. Because I don’t workout. And I guess it’s pretty unusual for a health columnist to start … Continue reading

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Race Against Racism adds a ‘Splash of Color’

The annual Race Against Racism has long proved to be an event that brings the community together. And while the race, set for April 26, brings awareness of the power of humanity, a new aspect will be introduced this year: … Continue reading

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Wellness Wrap 4/19/13: Boston Marathon bombing; Hidden food allergies; Bugs prefer organic?

The weekly Wellness Wrap provides links to recent health and fitness news and lists events that will help you stay fit during the weekend. Check back every Friday morning. Have an interesting health or fitness-related link or event to share? … Continue reading

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Wellness wrap 2/8/13: Go Red, Race updates, Valentine’s Day and Mardi Gras survival tips

The weekly Wellness Wrap provides links to recent health and fitness news and lists events that will help you stay fit during the weekend. Check back every Friday morning. Have an interesting health or fitness-related link or event to share? … Continue reading

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