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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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TacFit717 moves to Dallastown gym, offers free two-week membership

TacFit 717 moved this spring to its Dallastown location after two years in a small studio on George Street. Owner Jason Cavanaugh said the new building will allow them to grow, not only in being able to doing full pull-ups, … 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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Tailored Spotify Workout Playlist

I’m jogging in the city, the humidity is taking my breath away and I slow my pace to almost a walk. Then, B.O.B. by OutKast blares in my SONY headphones. My heart rate goes up and I’m bobbing my head … Continue reading

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Catch up with June’s 30 day ab challenge on Facebook

Have you heard? More than 2.6 million people have accepted an invitation on Facebook to participate in a 30 day ab challenge. The public event was created by fitness guru Jodi Higgs when she was trying to create accountability for … 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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Don’t let my smile fooI you, I hate to exercise

Samantha Dellinger hates to workout, so how’s this anti-exerciser going to get fit? Find out how, so you can get inspired to roll yourself off the couch with her.

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Mud run challenges body, mind

By Brandie Kessler Hundreds of thrill-seekers made their way through mud-covered obstacles and up, down and back up hilly terrain at Lauxmont Farm last April, looking to conquer the inaugural CerebRun. Organized by Matt Sanger of Elizabethtown and Jeff Neal … 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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Wellness Wrap 9/20/13: Football fans consume more fat after losses; Eating around workouts and tweets

The weekly Wellness Wrap provides links to recent health and fitness news. Share your thoughts and links in a comment or email emccracken@ydr.com. Catching up while I was away: New studies are showing that teenagers are exercising more and eating … Continue reading

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