Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Working Out

Workout Revival: Your CrossFit introduction

Tuesday, January 27, 2015, 5:30 AM
No matter your stance on CrossFit, there’s no denying the growth of the sport’s popularity over the last several years. That just doesn't happen by shear luck. CrossFit gyms – or boxes – are popping up all over the world at an exponential rate. One in particular happens to... Read more

The personal trainer’s weekly guide to fulfilling your fitness resolution: Recharge your batteries

Monday, January 26, 2015, 5:30 AM
Is the frigid winter weather threatening to put your New Year’s workout resolution into a deep freeze? The blustery days of winter seem to creep up quickly this time of year, and so do the pounds. Walking from your sofa to your refrigerator to nuke a Hot Pocket does not constitute exercise.... Read more

Got the resolution blues? Hotel Monaco can help

Thursday, January 22, 2015, 10:07 AM
As we start closing out the first month of the New Year, are you already losing steam on all your New Year’s resolutions? The folks at Old City’s Hotel Monaco Philadelphia want to help you stay on track so they are offering a free health and wellness event to reinspire you. Originally... Read more

The personal trainer’s weekly guide to fulfill your fitness resolution: Part 2

Monday, January 19, 2015, 5:30 AM
Congratulations on making it to Chapter Two of the nationally acclaimed best-seller, (work with me here!) “The Book of You: A Tale of Twinkie Triumph,” written and starring you, on the other side of my computer screen. Right now, I want you to channel your inner Ernest Heming-Weigh Less... Read more

Free People, Lithe team up for #FPLETSMOVE campaign

Thursday, January 15, 2015, 5:30 AM
Getting harder to stick to your New Year’s resolutions? Get inspired by Free People's #FPLETSMOVE campaign when it comes to Philadelphia on Tuesday, January 20, 2105 from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lithe Method's Rittenhouse studio on South 17th St. Free People, a clothing brand geared toward women... Read more

Yoga as good for your heart as aerobic exercise?

Tuesday, January 13, 2015, 5:30 AM
When you picture a yoga class, do you imagine it to be more introspective than physical? Do you shy away from it because you fear it won’t give you the intensity of a workout you need? Yoga actually, according to new research reported by Reuters, is as good for your heart as riding your bike... Read more

Workout Revival: HIIT your legs

Tuesday, January 13, 2015, 5:30 AM
“Hey, what muscle does that exercise work?” “What’s the quickest way I can burn the most calories?” Teddy Munz would constantly get bombarded with questions like those while working out. After dishing out countless pieces of advice, the South Jersey personal trainer... Read more

The personal trainer’s weekly guide to fulfill your fitness resolutions

Monday, January 12, 2015, 5:30 AM
Are you ready to knockout your fitness goals, but need a health coach to get you into fighting shape? The first few weeks of your New Year’s health resolution can be stressful. You know how you want to look and feel, but there is no bridge to connect the gap between where you are and where you... Read more

3 fitness pitfalls to avoid in the New Year

Thursday, January 8, 2015, 5:30 AM
Is getting in shape an annual resolution that you wish to permanently cross off your list? The road to health is paved with good intentions, however there are many pot (pie) holes and rocky road (ice cream) blocks that are detouring you to the same dead end each year. Here are the top three mistakes... Read more

Workout Revival: Dumbbell Decimation

Tuesday, January 6, 2015, 5:30 AM
Jay Pepito took perhaps an unorthodox route toward a life of fitness, but he arrived at his destination nonetheless. Growing up, he always put n emphasis on being active, but Pepito’s also a realist. Content with admitting he might not have been the best athlete at the basketball court, he still... 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
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
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
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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