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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.
(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...
But treatments to improve strength, balance may guard against injuries, disability, researchers say
Researchers also found greater risk of suicide and more severe manic and depressive symptoms
Germs on mats, helmets are likely culprits, but skin checks and hygiene might help cut risk, experts say
Study finds shootings, crashes and drug overdoses contribute to a 2-year gap in life expectancy
But obesity still rose and physical activity remained the same, study showed
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
Males made greater gains than women, study says
Regular physical activity helps improve your overall health and fitness, and reduces your risk for many chronic diseases.
Most runners and other physically active individuals have experienced calf pain at one point or another. You figure you’ve strained your calf muscle, and in many cases, you’re probably correct. But not all calf pain is straightforward. Sometimes pain in that area can be something much more serious.
Excitement, anxiety, impatience, hesitance… these are just a few of the thoughts and emotions I had going into a recent run. The run, itself,...
Picture a little Ziploc bag filled with a blob of fat (triglyceride) floating in some fluid...that’s basically what one fat cell looks like.
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...