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Kevin Miller

Goal-Oriented: 4 tips to deal with stress

Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 5:30 AM
When the alarm clock goes off in the morning do you automatically think about the 10 things you need to do before lunch? Do you lay in bed stressing about what you should do first? If you are like most people (including me) you have a lot going on—and with each responsibility comes added stress... Read more

Goal-Oriented: Tips on going gluten-free

Thursday, January 23, 2014, 5:30 AM
So you finally did it? You have been on the fence about giving up gluten for a few months — but today is the day that you have marked on your calendar as Day #1 to go gluten-free. Maybe you decided to give it up for medical reasons and you think this will improve your overall health. If that... Read more

Live chat: Keeping your fitness goals with Philadelphia Union's Kevin Miller

Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 1:29 PM
Kevin Miller, strength and conditioning coach for the Philadelphia Union soccer team takes your questions on how to keep your fitness goals throughout the year from 2pm to 3pm on January 30, 2014. On a mobile device? Click here to join the chat. Read more Sports Doc for Sports Medicine and Fitness... Read more

10 foods you should always have at home

Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 5:30 AM
You just finished a great workout at the gym. As you finish up your last “rep” you feel great about yourself. You made it to the gym today and everything felt great. You were able to keep up with the rest of the group, with the workout, and you can’t wait to get back to the gym tomorrow... Read more

Goal Oriented: Philadelphia Marathon: 26.2 tips for marathoners

Monday, November 11, 2013, 9:37 AM
Later this week, thousands of people will participate in the Philadelphia Marathon. Runners from all over the U.S. will head to the starting line on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway to test their endurance, mental capacity as well as their willpower. For months these people have been logging long hours... Read more

Goal-Oriented: Speed training for young athletes

Monday, October 28, 2013, 10:38 AM
Have you ever been to a high school game, whether it was on a field or on a court, and watched an athlete run past the rest of the players and make them all look like they were standing still? If you are a parent or a coach of a field or court athlete I am sure that you have witnessed a few athletes... Read more

Live chat: Philadelphia Union Strength and Conditioning Coach Kevin Miller

Thursday, October 17, 2013, 8:50 PM
Kevin Miller, strength and conditioning coach for the Philadelphia Union soccer team takes your fitness questions from 1pm to 2pm on October 22, 2013. On a mobile device? Click here to join the chat. Read more

Goal-Oriented: 15 ways to improve your sleep habits

Tuesday, October 8, 2013, 5:30 AM
Athletes know that in order to play at their highest level they need to focus on nutrition, strength training, speed, skill, and staying healthy. An often overlooked part of an athlete’s ability to play at their peak level is sleep quality. About a month ago I was working with a female athlete... Read more

Goal-Oriented: How to reduce the chance of an ACL tear

Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 5:30 AM
Have you ever suffered a serious knee injury? If so, what steps are you currently taking to ensure that you reduce your chances of hurting that same knee again? The unfortunate part of training and competing in sports is that injuries are a part of the game. Even athletes with the best training programs... Read more

Goal-Oriented: 10 benefits of resistance band training

Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 5:30 AM
I recently gave a survey to clients that I have trained in the past asking them, “What are some of the biggest challenges you face when it comes to sticking to a training plan?” The number one reason why people fail to stick to a plan, according to this survey, was their inability to... 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.

J. Ryan Bair, PT, DPT, SCS Founder and Owner of FLASH Sports Physical Therapy, Board Certified in Sports Physical Therapy
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
Justin D'Ancona Philly.com
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
Brian Maher, BS, CSCS Owner, Philly Personal Training
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
Heather Moore, PT, DPT, CKTP Owner of Total Performance Physical Therapy, North Wales and Hatfield, PA
Kelly O'Shea Senior Producer, Philly.com
Tracey Romero Sports Medicine Editor, Philly.com
David Rubenstein, M.D. Sports Medicine Surgeon, Rothman Institute
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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