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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

Overuse injuries in CrossFit athletes and cyclists

Tuesday, May 6, 2014, 5:30 AM
With the rise in popularity of CrossFit and activities like cycling, we are seeing more and more inside elbow pain. This injury is called medial epicondylitis, or golfer’s elbow, as it was typically seen in golfers. Now we are seeing more and more cyclists and CrossFit athletes with this type... Read more

Endurance Sports Expo comes to town this weekend

Monday, February 17, 2014, 4:00 AM
It’s been a frigid winter, and the area just got pounded yet again with over a foot of snow in some areas. Surely, no one has thought about going for a long bike ride or competing in a triathlon lately. And that’s just the way Matt Reece wants it. Reece is one of the managing members... Read more

What's Happening: Shake Shack's 40-mile bike ride

Friday, December 6, 2013, 5:30 AM
The ever-popular Shake Shack that touts some of the best burgers and fries in town sure seems like it’s only committed to clogging your arteries, right? You couldn’t be more wrong — the Shack is also committed to your health. That’s why they created the Shack Track and Field... Read more

App of the Week: Strava Cycling

Saturday, September 28, 2013, 6:00 AM
This week’s App allows cyclists to track their progress in terms of distance, speed—even against other users! Strava Cycling’s GPS Biking and Riding App comes free of charge from iTunes (there is a premium upgrade option) and allows users a comprehensive overview of their rides—and... Read more

Triathlon to kick off Hunting Park Family Fun & Fitness Day

Friday, August 2, 2013, 10:36 AM
Tomorrow will mark the 3rd Annual Hunting Park Family Fun & Fitness Day, a now-annual event held in one of the city’s more scenic areas. Every member of the family is invited to take place in this celebration, which is highlighted by a morning Triathlon. The event, hosted by TriYouthalon... Read more

6ABC's Adam Joseph joining thousands in ACS Bike-a-Thon this weekend

Friday, July 12, 2013, 10:49 AM
This weekend, thousands of bikers will take part in the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) 41st annual bike ride. Among them will be 6ABC meteorologist Adam Joseph, who will set out on a 65-mile trek in honor of his grandmother, who passed away from cancer in July 2001. “Sunday will be a... Read more

Hitting the Wall: Recovering from a long ride

Thursday, May 30, 2013, 9:20 AM
Editor’s note: Before this weekend’s Philly Cycling Classic, the Bicycling Open will allow Philadelphia amateur riders to preview the course for themselves. Deb Kucera, PT, MSPT from Magee Rehab offers some tips on post-ride recovery. Recovery from any long ride takes focus. Recovery from... Read more

The legend of the Manayunk Wall

Thursday, May 30, 2013, 5:20 AM
To the uninitiated, it’s Levering Street and Lyceum Avenue in the northwest section of Philadelphia. But to natives and to cyclists, it’s known by a much simpler, yet more foreboding title. “The Manayunk Wall,” says Sean Petty, COO of USA Cycling. “In a word, it’s... Read more

Indoor cycling craze ‘Flies’ into Philly

Friday, March 1, 2013, 10:36 AM
A new fitness sensation is about to make its debut in the area. Flywheel Sports, an indoor cycling facility, will open its flagship Philadelphia location in Rittenhouse Square. The grand opening takes place Sunday, but preview rides are going on throughout the weekend at the Rittenhouse Square location... 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.

Kelly O'Shea Sports Medicine & Fitness Editor,
Brian Cammarota, MEd, ATC, CSCS, CES Partner at Symetrix Sports Performance
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, Pa.
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
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