Sunday, December 21, 2014

Women

Make a date with yourself: 3 tips to a healthier you

Tuesday, November 4, 2014, 5:30 AM
Do you have a healthy relationship with yourself? We value maintaining our bonds with others far more than nurturing our own health and well-being. This became apparent to me after a long work day a few years back. I was driving home – one hand being used to ravenously stuff a Styrofoam packaged... Read more

Ahha! Workshop inspires healthy holiday mindset

Sunday, November 2, 2014, 6:00 AM
Well now that we have survived Halloween and its sugar-induced coma (I know the big bags of candy your kids brought home on Friday are still calling your name), I am sure we are all doubling our efforts to eat right and exercise, but what will we do come Thanksgiving and all that turkey and stuffing?... Read more

Road closures and parking considerations for Run the Bridge

Friday, October 31, 2014, 3:09 PM
This Sunday, November 2, runners will be converging on the Ben Franklin Bridge for the Cooper Norcross Run the Bridge 10K and 2-mile walk. Registration opens at 6:15 a.m. with the 10K and 2-mile walk starting at 8:30 a.m. The Kids’ Event will begin at Campbell’s Field in Camden at 8:45... Read more

CHOP gets hip with new young adult program

Friday, October 31, 2014, 5:30 AM
When you think of hip problems, you probably first picture an older man or woman who needs a hip replacement, but hip pain and mobility issues can actually start when you are a lot younger, most commonly from shape deformities in the hip joints. That is why Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia... Read more

Sweet, spicy CABARRET fitness is back in Philly

Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 5:30 AM
Bring the fun back into your fitness routine with a unique combination of barre fitness and cabarret. Miami-based dancer and fitness entrepreneur Nicole LaBonde will be offering her unique CABARRET fitness program Wednesday, October 22 through Sunday, October 26 in dance studios in Philadelphia, the... Read more

Reading’s Alexa Cupitt spreads hope at Philly’s Heart Walk

Thursday, October 9, 2014, 5:30 AM
When Tricia Cupitt became pregnant with Alexa, she had no idea the roller coaster ride she and her family would be taken on. It was her third pregnancy and she wasn’t expecting any complications. “My pregnancy was going great and then my blood tests came back indicating a chance that my... Read more

Pure Barre Philly wants you to feel your boobies

Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 5:30 AM
Pure Barre Philadelphia and the Feel Your Boobies Foundation want to know: How well do you know your boobies? Between Thursday, October 2 and Friday, October 31, they will be teaming up to raise money for breast health education. Are you ready to take the “Give Urself A Hand: 20 in 30 Challenge?” PureBarre... Read more

What’s happening: City Fit Girls FitRetreat

Tuesday, July 8, 2014, 5:30 AM
Ladies, if you’re looking for a great excuse to get together with your girls and celebrate health and fitness in Philly, the City Fit Girls FitRetreat is for you. Back for its second year, the FitRetreat will be held on Saturday, August 23 at Impact Hub Philly. Presented by City Fit Girls and... Read more

What's Happening: Preserve the Sexy with Black Girls RUN!

Thursday, June 5, 2014, 5:30 AM
Justin Timberlake may have ‘brought sexy back’ but according to Black Girls RUN!, it never should have left in the first place. That’s why this Saturday morning, BGR! is presenting the Preserve The SexyTour, a one-day workshop designed for female runners of all levels to expand their... Read more

Scholastic sports injuries: Women's lacrosse

Monday, April 28, 2014, 9:31 AM
Injury statistics A 2007 study by Dick et al in the Journal of Athletic Training looked at injury rates for the women’s lacrosse using the NCAA injury surveillance system from 1988-2004. The results show the game injury rate was twice the rate for practice (7.15 versus 3.30 injuries per 1000... Read more
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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
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
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 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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