Friday, February 27, 2015

Ride the RUN215 Racebus to Run The Vineyards 3.2.1 Challenge

Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 3:29 PM
What do you long for the most when you finally cross the finish line after a sweaty race? If a glass of wine is your answer then you don’t want to miss the Run The Vineyards 3.2.1 Challenge at Blair Vineyards in Kutztown. On Sunday, July 12 at 9 a.m., you can put your endurance to the test with... Read more

Workout Revival: 7 training styles as one

Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 5:30 AM
Certified personal trainer Batrice ‘Tru’ Adams has been in the fitness industry for over 10 years. She has earned countless certifications over that time period including those as a group exercise instructor, Train Dirty Fitness VIP trainer, Fierce Funk trainer and kickboxing. As you can... Read more

Your most common fitness questions answered

Monday, February 9, 2015, 5:30 AM
Do you wish your gym membership came with a user-friendly instruction manual? Call me Cupid, because this Valentine’s Day I’m going to draw back my bow and shoot you straight with the answers to commonly asked fitness questions. So nix that sampler box of Godiva chocolates, toss those snot... Read more

Play dirty at Lozilu’s Women’s Mud Run

Friday, February 6, 2015, 5:30 AM
Looking for something to break up the monotony of your fitness routine or a reason for a much needed girls’ day? Lozilu’s Women’s Mud Run offers you a filthy 5K festival filled with obstacles, music, mud and an after-party with live bands. How can you not have fun with obstacles named... Read more

Ladies' Night Out: Inspired Beauty at Weston Fitness

Friday, February 6, 2015, 5:30 AM
Are you finding it hard to stay motivated with all the goals you established just last month? Weston Fitness wants to help! On Friday night, February 20, they are inviting you to leave your couch and that comfy blanket behind and be inspired by their special ladies' night out. From 5:30 p.m. to 7:30... Read more

Quick fixes to loosen up a stiff neck

Thursday, February 5, 2015, 5:30 AM
We’ve all been there, fell asleep on the couch or in a chair or just woke up and felt a kink in the neck. Maybe you couldn’t turn your head without pain. Many people pop an anti-inflammatory and wait for the effects to take hold or worse they stop moving their neck all together in an effort... Read more

Blood tests for concussions – The future, not the present, test

Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 5:30 AM
The professional football season has come to a close and another season is behind us in Philadelphia, but the debate over the treatment and management of a common football injury – concussion – will linger well into the next sports season. The diagnosis of concussion on the football sidelines... Read more

Broad Street Run: Place your bets

Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 5:30 AM
You can run or you can hide. 2015 Broad Street Run registration opened Sunday and for the next 11 days you have to choose. Do I stay or do I go? For most people, this is easy. The running community stays on an even keel, 12 months a year, fluctuating slightly in form, staying within reasonable weight... Read more

Runner, here's your new secret weapon

Monday, February 2, 2015, 5:30 AM
Have you ever wondered why you’re performing a particular workout and how to best adapt it to your needs? Wish you knew what to do to kick that annoying pain that pops up whenever you try to run faster? One of the earliest lessons I learned in my own experience as a track athlete was the value... Read more

The personal trainer’s weekly guide: Work off that Super Bowl feast

Monday, February 2, 2015, 5:30 AM
Did Super Bowl Sunday’s smorgasbord of fan-favorite foods and belt-busting beverages cause you to fumble on your fitness? While you may have been busy intercepting hoagie trays from kick off to the end of the fourth quarter, there is no need to blow the game over one bad day. As your teammate... 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
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
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
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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