Friday, November 28, 2014
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Burn those extra holiday calories at these Turkey Trots

Thursday, November 13, 2014, 5:30 AM
Thanksgiving is always a fun time of family togetherness and good food and drink, when we give thanks for all the positive things in our lives. It is also the time of tight pants that no longer button and turkey comas. Besides avoiding seconds and thirds of that mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie, what... Read more

West Philly Runners beat SEPTA bus

Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 12:23 PM
On Tuesday night, West Philly Runners and a group of about 50 people took on the Septa 21 bus for their “Beat the Bus” event. After an intense 24-hour build-up, with a little banter back and forth from both sides, 25 to 30 runners did in fact best the pace set by the 40-foot-long Philadelphia... Read more

Youth Sports: Picking the right team

Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 5:30 AM
Youth sports remain a great place to learn life skills. Children who play sports have a great opportunity to learn how to set goals, manage their emotions, work with teammates, handle adversity, and celebrate success. What we know, though, is that just throwing a uniform on a child does not guarantee... Read more

Beat the Bus: Racing SEPTA

Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 5:30 AM
Did you ever try to race a car down the street as a kid? You’d get a quick jump off of the starting line, briefly putting you in the lead until the vehicle switched gears and sped past. Even if it was only for a few euphoric seconds, you – in true underdog fashion – were faster than... Read more

The 5 best exercises for runners

Monday, November 10, 2014, 5:30 AM
As hard as it is to believe, marathon and half marathon season is rapidly approaching the close for the season. For many people this means bringing the running inside and concentrating on other workouts. This is also the perfect time to begin giving your body rest from the mileage and making it stronger... Read more

Philadelphia Runner turns 10

Friday, November 7, 2014, 1:11 PM
November 8 is a big milestone birthday for an anchor in the Philadelphia running community. Philadelphia Runner, a running store that does so much more than sell shoes and fitness apparel, is turning 10 and they want everyone who has helped support them over the years celebrate with them. While tomorrow... Read more

The uglier the better for this year’s Ugly Sweater Run

Friday, November 7, 2014, 5:30 AM
We all have one (or, let’s be honest two or three) stuffed in the back of our closet –that ugly sweater with Rudolph the red nose reindeer sporting his bright red nose or that one covered in little candy canes Grandmom or Aunt Edna got you that one Christmas. We vowed it would never see... Read more

Lemon Run: Making strides against childhood cancer

Thursday, November 6, 2014, 5:30 AM
Every day, approximately 250 kids around the world die from cancer, accounting for 91,250 losing their lives to the disease every year. The hope for a cure never dies though. Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, started by a young cancer patient, Alexandra “Alex” Scott (1996-2004) with... Read more

What does clavicle fracture mean for Foles?

Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 5:30 AM
After Sunday’s Eagles win against Texas where Nick Foles sustained an injury to his left shoulder, everyone has been discussing the odds of whether he will be able to return to play this season and whether he will need to undergo surgery to repair the damage. When it comes to clavicle fractures... Read more

A newbie's guide to the Cooper Norcross Run the Bridge 10K

Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 5:30 AM
On Sunday morning, I joined 3,000 runners on the Ben Franklin Bridge for the annual Cooper Norcross Run the Bridge 10K. The run benefits the Larc School, a special education school serving students with moderate to severe disabilities at no cost to families. The course began on the New Jersey side of... Read more
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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,
Tracey Romero Sports Medicine Editor,
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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