Saturday, September 5, 2015


Go wild with the Walpack Wilderness Challenge

Thursday, July 2, 2015, 5:30 AM
Michelle Hull, race director of the Walpack Wilderness Challenge is looking for athletes on the hunt for a new fitness challenge. In its 5th year, this year’s race will include a 5 mile run and a duathlon (Run 6K, Bike 21K, Run 2K) on a challenging, but picturesque course in the Walpack Valley... Read more

The Bicycling Open: Ride like the pros

Wednesday, June 3, 2015, 5:30 AM
Known by most people in Philly as “The Bike Race”, this year’s race renamed the Philadelphia International Cycling Classic, has gone through many changes in its thirty year history and this year is no different with a new organizer, g4 Productions and the return of the Women’s... 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

Pick up speed at Breakaway Training Center

Thursday, April 16, 2015, 5:30 AM
For most of us, when we leave the hallow halls of our high school or college, we no longer have the chance to enjoy that special, supportive relationship we had with our coaches there. With the exception of personal trainers, there is no real equivalent for fitness enthusiasts at the amateur level... Read more

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
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
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,
Tracey Romero Sports Medicine Editor,
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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