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Archive for July 2016

Swimming for Exercise

Winter, spring, summer, or fall, swimming is one of the best ways to exercise year-round. Swimming is not only an important life skill and safety tool, also happens to be a phenomenal cardio and strength workout for individuals of any age.  Due to your buoyancy in the water, swimming and aquatics workouts offer a no-impact […]

Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month

Did you know that children under the age of 16 can develop arthritis? They can, and in fact, juvenile arthritis is more common than you might think. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “A 2007 CDC study estimates that 294,000 US children younger than age 18 (or 1 of 250 children) have […]

The West Shore YMCA – An Oasis for Everyone

Tim has served as a group fitness instructor at the West Shore YMCA for many years. He wrote and shared the following piece with us on what the West Shore YMCA means to him and to many others in the community: “It’s a typical December day in Central Pennsylvania.  Cold, a little windy, the kind of […]

How to Stay Healthy in Hot Summer Weather

Now that beautiful summer weather is here, we all want to spend more time outdoors enjoying the warm sun and summertime air. While basking in the sun can feel glorious on a beautiful day, we must take a little extra caution on days where the heat and humidity can become excessive. If you’re not careful, […]

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