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Learn how to feel Forever Young at local retreat

Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 5:30 AM
According to the US Census Bureau by 2056, the population 65 years and over is expected to outgrow the 18 and under crowd. In a country where the freshness and beauty of youth is idolized, but the largest part of our population, the Baby Boomers, is getting greyer by the day, it is no wonder that we... Read more

Sweet, spicy CABARRET fitness is back in Philly

Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 5:30 AM
Bring the fun back into your fitness routine with a unique combination of barre fitness and cabarret. Miami-based dancer and fitness entrepreneur Nicole LaBonde will be offering her unique CABARRET fitness program Wednesday, October 22 through Sunday, October 26 in dance studios in Philadelphia, the... Read more

Challenge your strength and endurance at Optimal Games

Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 5:30 AM
If you love fitness, but are a little run out from all the 5ks and other races this time of year, Optimal Sport Health Clubs and Performance Coach Erik Strassman are offering a unique competition that combines weight lifting and distance running. This Saturday, October 25, the 3rd Annual Optimal Games... Read more

NY Giants' Cruz experiences rare injury in Philly

Monday, October 20, 2014, 5:30 AM
If you didn’t see it live, I’m sure you’ve seen the video of New York Giants' Victor Cruz’s knee injury. He wasn’t tackled. His knee didn’t twist in some abnormal way. How did he tear his tendon on such a routine play? Patellar tendon ruptures are a rare injury... Read more

‘Boogie for Boobies’ at SJ gym

Saturday, October 18, 2014, 6:00 AM
Shake it to help shake breast cancer. That’s what Anytime Fitness in Sicklerville, N.J. is encouraging people to do tomorrow, Sunday Oct. 19 for their third annual “Boogie for Boobies” fundraiser benefiting the Susan G. Komen Foundation. “You’re helping raise money... Read more

Why women are more affected by Runner’s Knee

Thursday, October 16, 2014, 5:30 AM
Like many distance races, the Philadelphia marathon has experienced a significant increase in female participants over the past 10 years. The benefits of running are well documented, and include improved cardiovascular fitness, maintaining appropriate weight and body composition, as well as improved... Read more

Take flight at Lehigh Valley’s new AntiGravity Yoga Lab

Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 5:30 AM
Have you secretly been wanting to run away with Cirque du Soleil to fulfill your dream of stunning audiences with your aerial acrobatics? Well, before you pack your bags and leave a note for your family, a new AntiGravity Yoga studio in Emmaus, Pa., might be able to supply that thrill on a smaller... Read more

Inside the OR: Hip preservation at Vincera Institute

Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 3:25 PM
Functional movements in sports constantly place demand on the core and hip, making the condition of these parts essential for peak performance. Luckily, in Philadelphia’s own Navy Yard, the Vincera Institute brings together some of the nation’s leading physicians, therapists and trainers... Read more

Bone-chilling fun at Run4UrLife in West Laurel Hill Cemetery

Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 5:30 AM
Get your adrenaline rushing not only with a good run, but with the thrill of a good scare this Halloween. On Thursday, October 30, the eve of Halloween, at the historic West Laurel Hill Cemetery in Bala Cynwyd, all area runners are invited to run for their lives on a 3k course through the cemetery... Read more

ACL Injury Prevention: Now is the time to act

Monday, October 13, 2014, 5:30 AM
Soccer and football seasons are well under way and the start of basketball and skiing will be here before we know it, which means now is the time to begin an ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) injury prevention program. The ACL is a ligament in the knee that keeps the knee stable. It is important for... Read more
About this blog

Whether you are a weekend warrior, an aging baby boomer, a student athlete or just someone who wants to stay active, this blog is for you. Read about our growing list of expert contributors here.

Brian Cammarota, MEd, ATC, CSCS, CES Partner at Symetrix Sports Performance
Ellen Casey, MD Physician with Drexel University Sports Medicine
Desirea D. Caucci, PT, DPT, OCS Co-owner of Conshohocken Physical Therapy, Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
Michael G. Ciccotti, M.D. Head Team Physician for Phillies & St. Joe's; Rothman Institute
Julie Coté, PT, MPT, OCS, COMT Magee Rehabilitation Hospital
Peter F. DeLuca, M.D. Head Team Physician for Eagles, Head Orthopedic Surgeon for Flyers; Rothman Institute
Joel H. Fish, Ph.D. Director of The Center For Sport Psychology; Sports Psychology Consultant for 76ers & Flyers
R. Robert Franks, D.O. Team Physician for USA Wrestling, Consultant for Phillies; Rothman Institute
Ashley B. Greenblatt, ACE-CPT Certified Personal Trainer, The Sporting Club at The Bellevue
Eugene Hong, MD, CAQSM, FAAFP Team Physician for Drexel, Philadelphia Univ., Saint Joe’s, & U.S. National Women’s Lacrosse
Martin J. Kelley, PT, DPT, OCS Advanced Clinician at Penn Therapy and Fitness, Good Shepherd Penn Partners
Julia Mayberry, M.D. Attending Hand & Upper Extremity Surgeon, Main Line Hand Surgery P.C.
Jim McCrossin, ATC Strength and Conditioning Coach, Flyers and Phantoms
Kevin Miller Fitness Coach, Philadelphia Union
Heather Moore, PT, DPT, CKTP Owner of Total Performance Physical Therapy, North Wales and Hatfield, PA
Kelly O'Shea Senior Health Producer, Philly.com
Tracey Romero Sports Medicine Editor, Philly.com
David Rubenstein, M.D. Team Orthopedist for 76ers; Main Line Health Lankenau Medical Center
Robert Senior Event coverage, Sports Doc contributor
Justin Shaginaw, MPT, ATC Athletic Trainer for US Soccer Federation; Aria 3B Orthopaedic Institute
Thomas Trojian MD, CAQSM, FACSM Associate Chief of the Division of Sports Medicine at Drexel University
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