Tag Archives: walking

Walk often; Walk Safely

Walking is a great source of exercise and physical activity! I walk regularly for both fitness and as a mode of travel.  You can imagine my surprise when, yesterday, following a meeting about pedestrian and bike safety, I was hit … Continue reading

Posted in Fitness, Foot Power, Uncategorized, Walking | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Walk often; Walk Safely

Enthusiasm for exercise

I’m in Washington, D.C. for a conference and have limited time options for exercise.  I am not typically an early morning exerciser, but knowing this is my only option, I have been quite eager to “get up and get going.”  … Continue reading

Posted in Fitness, Foot Power, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Enthusiasm for exercise

Half-hour walking series to kick-off in York City

Family First Health is launching a walking series with medical director Dr. Asceline Go for community members.

Posted in Fitness, Walking | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Half-hour walking series to kick-off in York City

Hope for Today 5k: Addiction Awareness and Recovery

To me, people who got into drugs and ruined their lives were people who were raised by parents who didn’t care or were nonexistent. They were people who likely had no morals or standards by which to live. I was always taught to “just say no” and I couldn’t understand how hard of a concept that was for others to grasp. Four years ago, I got into a relationship with an addict.

Posted in Running, Uncategorized, Walking, Wellness | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Hope for Today 5k: Addiction Awareness and Recovery

Wednesday Walks to continue in October

We had such a great turnout for our Wednesday Walks in September that we decided to continue them into the cooler temperatures that October brings. Instead of hopping around York County, we’ll be keeping it close and walking 5 p.m. … Continue reading

Posted in Fitness, Things to do, Walking | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Wednesday Walks to continue in October

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

Posted in Cardio, Fitness, Walking | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on How getting a dog boosted my activity

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

Posted in Cardio, Fitness, Running, Things to do | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on York Habitat for Humanity plans for 11th annual 5K

York County Parks hosts “Family Rambles” walking series

The York County Department of Parks and Recreation on Wednesday evenings this summer will present “Family Rambles,” a family-oriented walking series at Rocky Ridge County Park this summer. These informal hikes will be 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 19 and July … Continue reading

Posted in Cardio, Fitness, Things to do | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on York County Parks hosts “Family Rambles” walking series

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.

Posted in Fitness | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on When it comes to running shoes, comfort rules

Best lunch break workouts to sizzle calories

I recently switched from a second-shift to a first-shift position here at YDR and I am feeling the change. I didn’t have to wake up to an alarm for four years, so going from snoozing until 11 a.m. to jolting … Continue reading

Posted in Fitness, Walking, Wellness | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Best lunch break workouts to sizzle calories