Tuesday, February 9, 2016

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(TNS) For athletes engaged in endurance sports — like running, cycling or swimming for more than two to three hours at a time — carbohydrates...
Can a neurosurgeon who evaluates pro football players for concussion be a fan of the game? Yes, he can, said M. Sean Grady, chair of neurosurgery at Penn Medicine. Grady is one of six Penn neurosurgeons who have worked on the sidelines during Eagles home games as independent experts paid by the NFL.
(TNS) A former personal trainer, Carol Nigut, 63, takes twice-weekly brisk walks, does strength training three times a week, keeps flexible with yoga...
When I decided to become a full-time yoga teacher, I had a misguided representation that my days would be filled with handstands and down dogs. Now as...
Some things in life are inherently served with a big scoop of fun: balloons, bubbles, cupcakes to name but a few. Exercise? Opinions vary.
I don’t think there are words to fully capture the time I have spent thus far at the Olympic Training Center. It has been one of the best experiences of my life, without a doubt. The environment here is intense and electric, everyday. Everyday is a day to be the best and everyone here, from staff to athletes is making that happen.
Do you find yourself hitting the snooze button every five minutes in the morning, leaving no time to get a quick sweat session in before work? Is time...
Please join us on Tuesday, January 26 at 12 p.m. as Crozer-Keystone's Eugene Elia, M.D. discusses what causes arthritis and joint pain, as well as how exercise can make you feel better.
If you didn't practice restraint over the holidays (or throughout all of last year), that's okay, folks in the fitness business are here to help. In...
During the holidays, many of us take some time off from our regimented workout schedules. But exactly how long does it take for your body to start losing...
Kim Garrison looks toward the new year
But while researchers found an association, they didn't prove cause-and-effect
Some players are topping out at 400 pounds -- and more
Researchers find the insects have remarkable natural defenses
Jousting-linked brain trauma might have caused damage similar to that affecting football players today
Researchers found they reduced risk for respiratory problems in infants born at 34 to 36 weeks
Males made greater gains than women, study says
Males made greater gains than women, study says
Expert says doctors need to do more to safeguard kids from concussions
But it's too soon to suggest that people should avoid contact sports, researcher says
The risk remains even if you exercise, researchers contend
The risk remains even if you exercise, researchers contend
Regular physical activity helps improve your overall health and fitness, and reduces your risk for many chronic diseases.
Much to my delight, the Journal of Orthopedic Surgeons brought to light an issue that I have been on my soapbox about for years now. Recently the Journal...
Feeling lucky? It’s time to play the lottery… the Broad Street Run lottery that is! The 2016 Independence Blue Cross Broad Street Run lottery...
Do you feel like you’re the only one NOT setting weight loss resolutions? Being underweight can present its own frustrations and challenges including...
Feeling lucky? It’s time to play the lottery… the Broad Street Run lottery that is! The 2016 Independence Blue Cross Broad Street Run lottery...
Two first-time participants enjoyed successful debuts at the 22nd annual Philadelphia Marathon while also enjoying the hospitality of the fans. Having...