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Kevin Miller

Goal Oriented: 5 reasons I love to train outside

Thursday, August 28, 2014, 5:30 AM
“I don’t have a gym membership...” “My gym doesn’t have kettlebells...” “I can’t do a pull-up, I am so weak...” “I do 200 crunches a night but I don’t have any abs...” (FYI, stop wasting your time with crunches) “I don’t... Read more

Goal Oriented: Ten health tips to live by

Thursday, July 31, 2014, 5:30 AM
As a coach I have heard all of the excuses as to why people can’t commit to a training program. I understand that everyone is overbooked and has very hectic lives but when it comes to our health we need to find the time. Here are some of the more common responses I hear from people as to why... Read more

Goal Oriented: Getting you prepped for preseason

Thursday, July 17, 2014, 5:30 AM
In less than eight weeks high school athletes will be gearing up for their fall season. Athlete’s ranging from football players to field hockey players are getting ready for the 2014 fall season. If you drive past most high schools you will see teams practicing on the fields that surround their... Read more

Goal Oriented: Get ready to HIIT the beach this summer!

Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 5:30 AM
Summer is finally upon us and people have started to head to the shore for some much needed rest and relaxation. If you are someone who exercises on a regular basis it may seem like your training will have to take a back seat for the time that you are at the beach. I personally love to exercise... Read more

Goal-Oriented: The 5 habits of successful exercise

Thursday, May 15, 2014, 5:30 AM
If you were to walk into any gym you would see people of all shapes and sizes exercising. You may see the guy in the corner finishing up a set of “ABS” and then lifting up his shirt to see if he now has developed a six pack. You may see the businessman texting on his phone as he spins aimlessly... Read more

Goal-Oriented: Short workouts, big benefits

Thursday, April 24, 2014, 5:00 AM
All of us are pressed for time. Between work, family, social obligations and finding time for ourselves it’s hard to find the time to fit in a good workout. I get asked this question a lot. “How long do I need to train in order to see some benefits?” That is a tough question to... Read more

Goal-Oriented: 10 fitness tips for warmer weather

Thursday, March 20, 2014, 5:30 AM
This week I want mix it up a little and instead of focusing on one topic I want to write a post about ten (10) quick fitness tips. I hope that one of these tips will help you reach your fitness and health goals in 2014. 1. When it comes to warming up most athletes would rather skip the warm up and... Read more

Goal-Oriented: MLS preseason training with the Union

Thursday, March 13, 2014, 5:30 AM
In preparation for a Major League Soccer season, a lot of time and consideration goes into what the players need to play at such a high level each and every week. As fans, you see the finished product but as coaches we have to assemble a plan that gives our players the best chance for success. During... Read more

Goal-Oriented: 4 tips to deal with stress

Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 5:30 AM
When the alarm clock goes off in the morning do you automatically think about the 10 things you need to do before lunch? Do you lay in bed stressing about what you should do first? If you are like most people (including me) you have a lot going on—and with each responsibility comes added stress... Read more

Goal-Oriented: Tips on going gluten-free

Thursday, January 23, 2014, 5:30 AM
So you finally did it? You have been on the fence about giving up gluten for a few months — but today is the day that you have marked on your calendar as Day #1 to go gluten-free. Maybe you decided to give it up for medical reasons and you think this will improve your overall health. If that... 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.

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.
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
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