Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Cycling

Enhance your performance at the Endurance Sports Expo

Friday, February 13, 2015, 5:30 AM
Calling all cyclists, runners and triathletes, don’t miss this year’s Endurance Sports Expo at The Greater Philadelphia Expo in Oaks, Pa. on Saturday, February 21 and Sunday, February 22. On Saturday the expo will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Geared toward... Read more

Pay Attention: How to enjoy every minute of exercise

Friday, January 30, 2015, 5:30 AM
Do you hate those first few minutes of a jog? Do you dread the starting few poses of yoga? Does it take a while to get into your exercise class? I was talking to a colleague recently who loves skiing in the Alps. But as you might guess, that's impossible for him to do 3-4 times a week; so instead... Read more

RunKeeper data reveals Philly’s favorite places to run

Thursday, January 22, 2015, 5:30 AM
Here in Philly we have a vibrant and growing running and fitness community, and in all kinds of weather you can find us out on the streets and in the parks running, walking and even biking. But have you ever wondered which routes are the most popular in our city? The fitness app RunKeeper, which allows... Read more

MyFitnessPal: Predictions for 2015

Thursday, January 1, 2015, 5:30 AM
As you usher in 2015, do you have exercise and eating better on your mind? Whether you are changing your lifestyle completely or just looking for ways to spice up your exercise routine, MyFitnessPal, a free calorie counter app, has been crunching numbers from their 75 million users to help give you... Read more

ClassPass now available in Philadelphia

Wednesday, December 24, 2014, 5:30 AM
Do you like to switch your fitness routine up a lot with different types of workouts? Is there a new studio that you been wanting to visit, but were wary of making a big commitment? When you purchase a ClassPass you receive access to some of the most popular boutique studios in the city for only $99... Read more

Cyc Fitness, DavidBartonGym coming to Philadelphia in 2015

Monday, October 6, 2014, 5:30 AM
Pounding beats, strobing lights, a full-body workout in a party atmosphere is what you can expect from Cyc Fitness when it rides into Philadelphia this summer. While spin class has been a popular way to exercise for awhile now with boutique studios popping up all over the place, Cyc Fitness Founder... Read more

Bike MS: Spreading hope from the city to the shore

Thursday, September 18, 2014, 5:30 AM
When Melissa Gemelli was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in September of 1998, she was just six months away from her wedding. Just when she was about to start a new chapter in her life, she was forced to face a future filled with uncertainty. MS is an autoimmune disease that damages your central... Read more

2 area PT clinics expand services for athletes

Saturday, September 13, 2014, 5:30 AM
Conshohocken Physical Therapy in Conshohocken and Total Performance Physical Therapy in North Wales have been going through some growing pains lately as they renovated, expanded and added new talent to their roster in order to offer more comprehensive rehabilitation and sports training services. Conshohocken... Read more

Fall back into a healthy routine

Thursday, September 4, 2014, 5:30 AM
Keeping healthy during the dog days of summer can be a real beach. On a recent trip to the shore, my eyes wandered away from my last few pages of Gone Girl, and onto a coastline that looked like a polluted "waist land." If the summer months have you vacationing from daily exercise and eating well,... Read more

Velothon kicks off Philly Cycling Classic

Thursday, May 29, 2014, 5:30 AM
This Sunday, June 1, brings the Parx Casino Philly Cycling Classic to our local streets. This year’s event marks the 30th year that Philadelphia has hosted a major cycling event in early June, starting as the Philadelphia International Championship (USPRO Championship) until 2005 and continuing... 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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