Monday, May 25, 2015

Workout Revival: Local NFL star, Mike Daniels, continues to outwork the competition

Tuesday, May 12, 2015, 5:30 AM
It’s July 2003 as a 14-year-old boy walks a half-mile from his home to the high school he’ll be attending in September. He’s headed to the weight room, something foreign, but something he approaches eagerly as football season gets underway. It’s these initial footsteps of desire... Read more

Bike to Work Day is back May 15

Monday, May 11, 2015, 5:30 AM
Get in gear for this year’s Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 15. During their 20th annual celebration, the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia will be celebrating those cyclists who already bike to work every day and encouraging more people to give biking to work a try. “Biking to... Read more

Free Yoga Happy Hour for KOP employees this summer

Friday, May 8, 2015, 5:30 AM
Get out your calendars because the King of Prussia District (KOP-BID) is bringing back its popular Yoga Happy Hour from last summer. Every Tuesday in June and July, King of Prussia employees can join a free one-hour outdoor yoga class led by Stillpoint Yoga Studios at Maschellmac Office Complex at... Read more

Do mandatory EKG screenings for athletes save lives?

Thursday, May 7, 2015, 5:30 AM
The time for pre-participation physical evaluations (PPE) for athletic participation is about to start. A PPE should be done at least 6 weeks before the start of a sports season to ensure that any abnormal finding on examination is fully evaluated. So start scheduling an appointment for your sports... Read more

Believe in a way back to fitness with a spinal cord injury

Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 5:30 AM
It's 7:30 a.m. at Magee Riverfront’s Wellness Center and Delano Turnipseed has already broken a sweat on a very unique type of exercise equipment: a seated elliptical machine designed specifically for individuals with leg paralysis. To look at his trim but muscular frame, you would never guess... Read more

Become a better golfer by getting in better shape

Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 5:30 AM
The one thing that we have come to know in the past decade is that in order to have the best golf game possible you need to take it off the course and get it into the gym. Practice on the course can help you perfect your aim, but if you lack in strength in the hips, core and upper body, you are lacking... Read more

You finished the race…now learn how to best recover!

Monday, May 4, 2015, 5:30 AM
What’s your first thought upon finishing a running race? If you’re like most runners, your first thought is just the beginning of a stream of thoughts from your still slightly delirious self. “I need a beer” may quickly be followed by “Thank God that’s over…tired…beer…need... Read more

Overuse throwing injuries in youth is preventable

Friday, May 1, 2015, 5:30 AM
With the spring sports season well under way, besides an increase of sunshine, there is usually an increase in injuries as well and baseball players in little leagues are no exception. Overuse injuries from constant repetitive motions are a common injury, but does that mean less play time is the answer?... Read more

Secrets of working out as you age

Thursday, April 30, 2015, 5:30 AM
How do you stay active in middle age? Here are 3 role models who can each teach us some exercise wisdom. As we get older, our bodies may be not as flexible and strong as before. We may not bounce back from working out and sports as easily as before. As well, our time can get filled with work, friends... Read more

Sports: It’s all about kids having fun, right?

Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 5:30 AM
Although Mother Nature took her time this year, it appears that springtime is finally upon us. As the grass turns greener and the weather gets warmer, youth spring sports are now in full swing. So as we embark on this youth season, it’s a good time for parents, coaches, and adults everywhere... 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.

J. Ryan Bair, PT, DPT, SCS Founder and Owner of FLASH Sports Physical Therapy, Board Certified in Sports Physical Therapy
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
Justin D'Ancona Philly.com
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
Brian Maher, BS, CSCS Owner, Philly Personal Training
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
Gavin McKay, NASM-CPT Founder/Franchisor, Unite Fitness
Heather Moore, PT, DPT, CKTP Owner of Total Performance Physical Therapy, North Wales and Hatfield, PA
Kelly O'Shea Senior Producer, Philly.com
Tracey Romero Sports Medicine Editor, Philly.com
David Rubenstein, M.D. Sports Medicine Surgeon, Rothman Institute
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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