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Kelly O'Shea

4 reasons you don’t want to miss Be Well Philly Boot Camp

Thursday, June 12, 2014, 5:30 AM
On Saturday, June 7th, Philadelphia Magazine and Independence Blue Cross hosted their third annual Be Well Philly Boot Camp, a celebration of all things health and wellness for women in the Philadelphia area. Be Well Boot Camp is an all-levels event that offers women the opportunity to get inspired... Read more

We tried it: Stand-up paddleboard yoga with Aqua Vida

Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 5:30 AM
Last Tuesday, I ducked out of the office around lunchtime to get my downward dog on. Except, this was no ordinary class. As I opened my eyes for my first sun salutation, what came into view wasn’t the mirrored walls of a typical studio — but, a beautiful view of the Philadelphia skyline... Read more

Locals share their love of running for National Running Day, June 4

Tuesday, June 3, 2014, 12:07 PM
Tomorrow, June 4, is National Running Day, a coast-to-coast celebration of running. On this day, longtime runners reaffirm their love of running, while beginners kick off a lifetime and life-changing commitment. Organizers encourage runners to join in by planning a run, spreading the running bug to... Read more

What's Happening: Philadelphia Magazine's Be Well Boot Camp

Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 2:42 PM
Ladies, if you’re looking for a great excuse to get together with your girls and celebrate health and fitness in Philly, look no further than Be Well Philly Boot Camp. Back for its third year, Be Well Philly Boot Camp will be held on Saturday, June 7th at Drexel’s Recreation Center. Presented... Read more

Color Me Rad 5K registration now open

Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 1:45 PM
Things are about to get pretty rad in Philadelphia. Color Me Rad 5K, the most colorful 5K on the planet, is coming to the Wells Fargo Center on August 30, 2014 — and registration is now officially open for business! If you need an excuse to let loose, this untimed run is definitely for you... Read more

Runner proposes to girlfriend at Broad Street Run finish line

Sunday, May 4, 2014, 1:49 PM
Kaitlyn Foley got more than a medal at the finish line of the 35th annual Broad Street Run this Sunday! Foley and boyfriend James Bowman lined up at the start of the race together — but it was more than just friendly competition that pushed Bowman to beat his girlfriend to the finish line. Shortly... Read more

Parkour takes over the Main Line

Thursday, April 24, 2014, 4:50 AM
If you’ve ever dreamed of competing on NBC’s heart-racing obstacle course competition series, American Ninja Warrior, now’s your chance! Meet the region's first obstacle training center, Main Line Parkour in King of Prussia. Covering 9,000 square feet, Main Line Parkour is the largest... Read more

We tried it: Yoga at Focus Barre and Yoga

Thursday, April 3, 2014, 5:30 AM
At Focus Fitness, barre classes have reined supreme and all other disciplines played second fiddle — until now. With two studios firmly established on the Main Line, early March brought a third Focus location into Center City with the opening of Focus Barre and Yoga at 1923 Chestnut Street. “Here... Read more

40 days to Broad Street Run: Tips and bibs to win

Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 5:30 AM
Hey guys, did you know we’re only 40 days away from racing down Broad Street? I bet it seemed so far away when you heard you were one of the 40,000 lucky runners to get a bib in this year’s lottery — and yet here we are, with only a little more than a month left to train. While you... Read more

Runner takes selfies with hot guys during NYC Half-Marathon

Thursday, March 20, 2014, 5:00 AM
For many new runners, 13.1 miles can be a tedious task. Boredom often sets in around miles six or seven and for the rest of the race, runners do their best to keep themselves from calculating their distance to the finish line. To combat boredom, 24-year-old Kelly Roberts of Brooklyn entertained herself... 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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