Archive for the ‘Fitness’ Category

The Myth of Exercise Frequency

access_time June 18, 2021 - By Jessica Montour

By: Danny Amon, JCC Fitness Center & Personal Training Manager THE MYTH: Workout frequency, AKA “you work out too much!” AKA “you don’t work out enough!”   THE REALITY: It’s virtually impossible to know what workout frequency is appropriate for someone without knowing a lot of background info first. The extremes of the spectrum tend… read more »

The Myth Of Motivation

access_time May 22, 2021 - By Jessica Montour

By: Danny Amon, JCC Fitness Center & Personal Training Manager THE MYTH: Motivation THE REALITY: Motivation is incredibly fleeting, and it can’t be relied upon to sustain exercise and dietary progress. It’s trendy in the fitness industry right now to denigrate New Year’s resolutions because of the high failure rate, but they’re an example of… read more »

How To Start Your Running Journey

access_time May 12, 2021 - By Jessica Montour

By: Ann Agapis, York JCC Life Coach: With the spring weather finally here, many of us are looking to get out and enjoy the sunshine. The benefits of running have persuaded many beginners to lace up and hit the streets, trails, and tracks. Running outdoors, when performed properly, is an effective way to keep our… read more »

Fitness Myth-Busting Friday – Complex Fitness Terms

access_time April 23, 2021 - By Jessica Montour

By: Danny Amon, JCC Fitness Center & Personal Training Manager   THE MYTH: Jargon, overly complex or confusing language THE REALITY: I hope this goes without saying, but being well-educated on a subject is a good thing! With that said, when a personal trainer or someone in a similar fitness position throws out lots of… read more »

7 Snacks That Promote Healthy Sleep Habits

access_time April 22, 2021 - By Jessica Montour

By: Ann Agapis, York JCC Life Coach: Getting the recommended seven (or more) hours of sleep per night can benefit everything from our immune system to our mood. Unfortunately, more than a third of Americans struggle to reach this goal. A healthy diet plays an important role in loading up on the zzz’s.  It is… read more »

FITNESS MYTH-BUSTING FRIDAY – The “Anabolic” Window

access_time April 16, 2021 - By Jessica Montour

By: Danny Amon, JCC Fitness Center & Personal Training Manager THE MYTH: The Protein Window, AKA the “Anabolic” Window THE REALITY: Despite what you may have been told by the average gymbro in the wild, you won’t “lose your gains” if you miss the mythical 30-minute window after exercise where you supposedly *must* consume protein…. read more »

York JCC Helps Former Marine Get Back On His Feet

access_time May 27, 2018 - By Mandy Sanders

Dellas Edmisten’s recovery is just one of the success stories you’ll find at the York Jewish Community Center. Gritting his teeth, Dellas Edmisten slowly reached down with both hands, only to have his fears confirmed—both kneecaps were gone. The York resident had been jumping with his youngest child on a trampoline, going for one last… read more »

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