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Cupid's Undie Run returns to Philly on Valentine's Day weekend

Friday, January 17, 2014, 10:48 AM
On Valentine’s Day weekend, Cupid’s Undie Run will return to the Philadelphia area for a 2nd year. The run, which operates under the slogan “Put the Hilarity in Charity!” sends hundreds of half-naked runners—in Philadelphia’s February weather, no less—benefits... Read more

Blue Cross Broad Street Run lottery opens February 1

Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 12:00 PM
For the second consecutive year, the Blue Cross Broad Street Run will offer spots through a lottery system. This morning, it was announced that the lottery will begin on Saturday, February 1 at 12:01 a.m. and conclude on February 13 at 11:59 p.m. It was not known exactly how many spots are available... Read more

The best of Sports Doc 2013

Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 5:30 AM
From serious matters like concussions and performance enhancing drugs, to inspiring stories of athletes overcoming the odds, we’ve enjoyed covering the sports and fitness scene in and around Philadelphia in 2013. What do you hope to see on Sports Doc in 2014? Read more Sports Doc for Sports... Read more

Fitness predictions, trends for 2014

Monday, December 30, 2013, 5:00 AM
Almost half of all New Year’s resolutions are related to self-improvement, fitness and weight loss. Unfortunately, only 8 percent of those resolutions are ultimately successful. The team at SWEAT Fitness, a premier Philadelphia fitness club, offers the following predictions for 2014 fitness... Read more

What the Dolphins' bullying saga teaches us about team culture

Friday, December 20, 2013, 5:30 AM
Much has been written about the Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin situation that existed on the Miami Dolphins this season. At present, Incognito has been suspended from the Dolphins for behavior that has been described as bullying. Martin has taken an extended absence from the team for emotional... Read more

Ryan Freel and CTE: What does it mean for baseball's future?

Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 5:30 AM
In the wake of the news that former major league player Ryan Freel was suffering from chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) at the time of his suicide, Major League Baseball is joining—and being included—in the ongoing discourse over concussions in sports. Freel, who played for five... Read more

What's Happening: Shake Shack's 40-mile bike ride

Friday, December 6, 2013, 5:30 AM
The ever-popular Shake Shack that touts some of the best burgers and fries in town sure seems like it’s only committed to clogging your arteries, right? You couldn’t be more wrong — the Shack is also committed to your health. That’s why they created the Shack Track and Field... Read more

The Rocky Run: It's happening!

Monday, September 30, 2013, 6:00 AM
On the heels of Dan McQuade’s epic “How Far Did Rocky Run?” blog post two weeks back, local resident Rebecca Schaefer has take the next step. She’s organizing a December early-morning trek through the streets and neighborhoods of Philadelphia, retracing the Italian Stallion’s... Read more

New half marathon in Philadelphia in March

Friday, September 27, 2013, 11:35 AM
Philadelphia runners will have a new local half marathon this spring. Glassboro-based CGI Racing has announced a new half marathon, called the Love Run, scheduled for Sunday, March 30, 2014. Registration for the race opens at 10 a.m. Wednesday. The largely flat course starts on the Benjamin Franklin... Read more

What's Happening: Bike MS City to Shore Ride this Saturday

Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 6:00 AM
One of the signature local events of the fall takes place this weekend, when 7,000+ riders will attempt to complete the MS City to Shore Bike ride. Participants can choose from several different routes as they complete rides ranging from 25-175 miles this Saturday, all in an effort to raise money... 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 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
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