Tag Archives: running

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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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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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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PeoplesBank employees get moving in Couch to 5K program

Tricia Slagel, Wellness Committee chairperson with PeoplesBank, helped guide several employees through a Couch to 5K program that led to the completion of a race this past weekend. This was the second year that employees participated in the program, Slagel … Continue reading

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Girls on the Run seeks volunteers to empower young women

I run a major media company based in York, PA.  Before this I had a key role in a corporate office in Denver.  I’ve led the charge to create digital offerings at some of the largest publishing companies in the … Continue reading

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York Habitat for Humanity plans for 11th annual 5K

On Saturday, June 28, York Habitat supporters will drop their hammers and don their running shoes to help local, lower-income families realize their dreams of home ownership! This year marks the 11th anniversary of York Habitat’s annual 5K, presented by WellSpan Sports Medicine, … Continue reading

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Just Try! (The Color Run 2014)

Hello! I’m currently in Utah, attending a blogger retreat, and loving life. I’ve been given the clearance by my physical therapist to try whatever exercises they have there (of which there will be many!) and to stop if it hurts. … Continue reading

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When it comes to running shoes, comfort rules

By Melissa Dribben The Philadelphia Inquirer (MCT) Neutral? Minimalist? Stability? Motion control? Cushioned heel? Confused? Of course you are. Well, sports medicine specialists have good news. Stop worrying about fallen arches, overpronation and putting your feet on a paleolithic regimen.

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Keeping up with a workout routine

I ran my first 5K a little more than a week ago. It was the first step for me in finding a fitness routine. I had never been one to exercise consistently and it was tough to find an avenue … Continue reading

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