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Archive for July 2015

Diabetes Prevention Program: Wendy & Cindy’s Victories

The Northern Dauphin County YMCA provides help for individuals in the community who are at risk for diabetes with the National Diabetes Prevention Program. This program is designed to encourage participants to practice healthy eating and physical activity in their everyday lives. The following are letters from two participants who were greatly impacted by the program. Wendy […]

Tutoring: How Successful Is It?

I was lucky to have a mother who tutored math, part time. She helped high school and college students in Calculus, Geometry, Algebra, and Trigonometry in the comfort of her home. She did not actively promote her own business, but somehow would still maintain a consistent flow of students coming to her for help. I remember sitting in […]

Group Exercise: Together Is Better

I had never done Yoga before, but she said she’d pay for me to go, so I thought – why not? My doctor told me that I had the “flexibility of an average man,” so I wasn’t hopeful to begin with. She reassured me that we would laugh at ourselves if we couldn’t do all […]

Top 7 Best Places to Run in the Harrisburg Area

It’s happened again: Your running sneakers are calling you. They’re begging for the chance to carry you to new destinations. They’re pleading for awesome routes and exciting adventures. But you’re hesitant — after all, you’ve kind of lost interest in going for the same old run around your neighborhood again. What you need isn’t to […]

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