Archive for November 2013

Making Healthy Changes

William Moore is a 59 year-old member of the Northern Dauphin County YMCA who resides in Dauphin, PA. William initially came to the Northern Dauphin County Branch YMCA due to an injury.  He was referred to the Y through his insurance company in order to keep working until he can return to work. William was assigned […]

Mentoring: The Next Generation

The winner’s board in the handball viewing area at the East Shore Y serves as a family tree for the handball program, dating back over 40 years.  The name “John Reiersen” appears on the board a half dozen times.  John’s 22-year old son, Andy, continues the family tradition and is now an avid handball player.

The Lighter Side of Thanksgiving: to Gobble or Not to Gobble

From Thanksgiving to New Year’s most people celebrate with holiday parties. Holiday parties usually have delicious, but not-so-healthy food. The average person consumes 4,300 calories on Thanksgiving, which is about double what the average person should consume on any given day. It takes about 3,500 calories burned to lose a pound, which means that the […]

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