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Celebrated Celebrities: Workouts inspired by Hollywood’s leading ladies

Thursday, October 23, 2014, 5:30 AM
Does the thought of seeing one more hard-bodied, air-brushed, big screen babe on the cover of your favorite magazine have you running for the Hollywood Hills? It was a lonely Sunday night, and I was in dire need of partially-hydrogenated oil therapy. A visit to my local food mart would certainly lift... Read more

Hall of Famer Bernie Parent lacing up for Flyers Halloween 5K

Thursday, October 23, 2014, 5:30 AM
For Philadelphia Flyers NHL Hall of Fame Goalie Bernie Parent, giving back to others is a big part of his life. As a motivational and inspirational speaker, he tries to bring attention to important issues. Through his partnership with the ALS Hope Foundation, he is especially focused on raising awareness... Read more

Learn how to feel Forever Young at local retreat

Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 5:30 AM
According to the US Census Bureau by 2056, the population 65 years and over is expected to outgrow the 18 and under crowd. In a country where the freshness and beauty of youth is idolized, but the largest part of our population, the Baby Boomers, is getting greyer by the day, it is no wonder that we... Read more

Challenge your strength and endurance at Optimal Games

Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 5:30 AM
If you love fitness, but are a little run out from all the 5ks and other races this time of year, Optimal Sport Health Clubs and Performance Coach Erik Strassman are offering a unique competition that combines weight lifting and distance running. This Saturday, October 25, the 3rd Annual Optimal Games... 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

ACL Injury Prevention: Now is the time to act

Monday, October 13, 2014, 5:30 AM
Soccer and football seasons are well under way and the start of basketball and skiing will be here before we know it, which means now is the time to begin an ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) injury prevention program. The ACL is a ligament in the knee that keeps the knee stable. It is important for... 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

Cyc Fitness, DavidBartonGym coming to Philadelphia in 2015

Monday, October 6, 2014, 5:30 AM
Pounding beats, strobing lights, a full-body workout in a party atmosphere is what you can expect from Cyc Fitness when it rides into Philadelphia this summer. While spin class has been a popular way to exercise for awhile now with boutique studios popping up all over the place, Cyc Fitness Founder... Read more

Unite Fitness Decathlon: Keeping the fun in fitness

Thursday, October 2, 2014, 5:30 AM
Staying fit and healthy doesn’t have to be all work and no play according to the creators of the Unite Fitness Decathlon (UFD). In the hopes of inspiring people to change the way they look at cross-training, they developed 10 fitness challenges that are all mixed up along a 10K trail run. What... Read more

Get your yoga on at Namas Day in West Chester

Thursday, September 25, 2014, 5:30 AM
While National Yoga Month is winding down, that doesn’t mean that aren’t still great opportunities for you to connect with other like-minded yoga folk. On Sunday, October 19, Philly Area Yoga, an independent online yoga resource is holding its Namas Day yoga festival at West Chester University’s... 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
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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