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Kelly O'Shea

Aqua Vida moves indoors to the pool at Drexel Recreation Center

Wednesday, January 20, 2016, 4:00 AM
During these bitter winter months, we’re longing for the days of sweaty summer workouts. Luckily, the ladies of Aqua Vida are here to ease our seasonal depression. In 2014, Jana Mars and Daphne Murphy launched their standup paddleboard yoga series in Philadelphia. I tried one of their SUP yoga... Read more

Two new locations for The Wall Cycling Studio

Wednesday, September 9, 2015, 4:26 PM
The Wall Cycling Studio, the uber-popular spin spot in Manayunk, has broadened its horizons! Due to its rapidly growing success, owner Juliet Sabella opened the doors to her brand new outpost in Phoenixville on Tuesday, September 8. A little over a year ago, Sabella called one of her long-time instructors... Read more

Local doctor to compete on tonight’s ‘American Ninja Warrior’

Monday, June 22, 2015, 5:30 AM
Does Dr. Rich Shoemaker have what it takes to become a warrior outside of the hospital? Tonight at 8 p.m. on NBC, you can watch Shoemaker, Emergency Medicine physician at Delaware County Memorial Hospital, compete on the popular show "American Ninja Warrior." "American Ninja Warrior" is an action-packed... Read more

REV Indoor Cycling + Fitness to open in Bucks County

Thursday, May 14, 2015, 3:16 PM
Good news for Bucks County residents — you’re getting a brand new fitness facility! In two weeks, REV Indoor Cycling + Fitness will open its doors in Chalfont, Pa. The 5,000 sq. ft. facility boasts an epic indoor cycling studio as well as a second studio, which will be used for REV’s... Read more

2015 Broad Street Run lottery winners announced today

Tuesday, February 17, 2015, 10:49 AM
“Welcome to the Philadelphia Parks & Recreation's 36th edition of the Blue Cross Broad Street Run, you are in the race.” That’s what the email read to the 40,000 runners selected in this year’s Broad Street Run lottery. Winners were announced this morning around 5 a.m.... Read more

Jefferson Comprehensive Concussion Center celebrates anniversary with free baseline testing

Monday, December 1, 2014, 4:51 PM
In November of 2013, leaders at Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Wills Eye Hospital collaborated to create the Jefferson Comprehensive Concussion Center (JCCC). Located in the heart of the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Robert Franks, D.O. of the Rothman Institute is the medical... Read more

Dan Vassallo wins the 2014 Gore-Tex Philadelphia Marathon

Sunday, November 23, 2014, 9:34 AM
Dan Vassallo, 29, of Peabody, Mass. won the 2014 Philadelphia Gore-Tex marathon, with an unofficial time of 2:17:28 on Sunday morning. The 29-year-old’s time qualified him for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials. The Men’s marathon qualifying standard was 2:18:00. "To qualify for the Olympic... Read more

Kiprono Kurgat wins 2014 Philadelphia Half Marathon

Sunday, November 23, 2014, 8:15 AM
On a cool Sunday morning in Philadelphia, runners took to the streets as part of the 2014 Philadelphia Marathon and Half Marathon. Kiprono Kurgat, who trains out of Chapel Hill, N.C., won the 13.1-mile half marathon race with an unofficial time of 1:03:58. Averaging a 4:52 minute per mile pace, Kurgat... 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

Philly man places 3rd at Ironman World Championship

Friday, October 24, 2014, 5:30 AM
Each year, there are over twenty Ironman competitions held around the world. Yet, none compares to the annual World Championship race that takes place in Kona, Hawaii. In its 36th-year, this grueling event is considered the most prestigious Ironman race. On October 11, Barry Lewis, a local spin instructor... 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, ATC, PT, DPT, CSCS Physical Therapist at Good Shepard Penn Partners, 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
Justicia DeClue Owner, Maha Yoga Studio
Peter F. DeLuca, M.D. Head Team Physician for Eagles, Head Orthopedic Surgeon for Flyers; Rothman Institute
Brittany Everett Owner, Grace & Glory Yoga Fishtown
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
Jon Herting, PT, DPT, CSCS, HFS, USAW Physical Therapist, Partner at The Training Room
Eugene Hong, MD, CAQSM, FAAFP Team Physician for Drexel, Philadelphia Univ., Saint Joe’s, & U.S. Lacrosse
Brian Maher, BS, CSCS Owner, Philly Personal Training
Julia Mayberry, M.D. Attending Hand & Upper Extremity Surgeon, Main Line Hand Surgery P.C.
Gavin McKay, NASM-CPT Founder/Franchisor, Unite Fitness
Heather Moore, PT, DPT, CKTP Owner of Total Performance Physical Therapy, North Wales and Hatfield, PA
Justin Shaginaw, MPT, ATC Athletic Trainer for US Soccer Federation; Aria 3B Orthopaedic Institute
Thomas Trojian MD, CAQSM, FACSM Chief of the Division of Sports Medicine at Drexel University
Robyn Weisman, ACE-CPT B.S., Exercise Science & Physiology, Certified Personal Trainer, Fitness and Lifestyle Coach
Sarah M. Whitman, MD Sports Psychiatrist; Clinical Assistant Professor, Drexel University College of Medicine
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