Tuesday, October 13, 2015

We Tried It

We tried it: Boxing at Joltin’ Jabs

Tuesday, June 11, 2013, 5:30 AM
When I walked into Joltin’ Jabs studio and saw former boxer Joey DeMalavez going at it on the heavy bag while he waited for me to show, I knew I was in for a tough workout. Before I even had time to really introduce myself, Joey had me down on the floor doing the longest set of crunches I think... Read more

We tried it: Lithe on Location at Hotel Monaco

Thursday, May 23, 2013, 5:00 AM
In an effort to keep even the weariest of travelers refreshed and renewed, Philly’s new Hotel Monaco partnered with local fitness favorite Lithe Method to launch an exclusive “Lithe on Location” weekly fitness class. Every Wednesday at 6:30 a.m. you can get your workout on with Lithe... Read more

We Tried It: SkyRobics

Thursday, April 11, 2013, 5:50 AM
When Sports Doc first learned about the new Sky Zone location in Oaks last March, I talked to a few people who’d tried the workout. “Exhausting,” said one woman who was enough of an athlete to play two sports at the collegiate level. “I barely made it through that.” So... Read more

We tried it: GI Joe Workout by Platoon Fitness

Friday, March 29, 2013, 5:35 AM
The Philly fitness scene is going transcontinental! When Paramount Pictures was gearing up for the premiere of GI Joe: Retaliation, they figured what better way to enjoy a rough and tough movie than with a rough and tough workout? So to celebrate Wednesday’s release of the film, Paramount asked... Read more

We tried it: Philadelphia Runner's Urban Scramble

Saturday, March 9, 2013, 5:30 AM
I would like to consider myself a runner, but I’ll be realistic in saying that logging 3 miles on the treadmill 3 times a week is not exactly the definition of a true runner. So naturally, I passed on signing up for Broad Street – happy to have the excuse that I’d be working the big... Read more

Indoor cycling craze ‘Flies’ into Philly

Friday, March 1, 2013, 10:36 AM
A new fitness sensation is about to make its debut in the area. Flywheel Sports, an indoor cycling facility, will open its flagship Philadelphia location in Rittenhouse Square. The grand opening takes place Sunday, but preview rides are going on throughout the weekend at the Rittenhouse Square location... 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.

Tracey Romero Sports Medicine Editor, Philly.com
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
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. Lacrosse
Brian Maher, BS, CSCS Owner, Philly Personal Training
Julia Mayberry, M.D. Attending Hand & Upper Extremity Surgeon, Main Line Hand Surgery P.C.
Gavin McKay, NASM-CPT Founder/Franchisor, Unite Fitness
Heather Moore, PT, DPT, CKTP Owner of Total Performance Physical Therapy, North Wales and Hatfield, PA
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
Justin D'Ancona Philly.com
Robert Senior Event coverage, Sports Doc contributor
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