Wednesday, September 2, 2015

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At one time or another all runners experience soreness during and after runs. Many of us also unfortunately become injured. What is the difference between the two and should you alter your training regimen?
Here are three faulty fitness machines to eliminate from your exercise routine:
Any relief is likely temporary, review of 38 studies says
Added stress contributes to risks, researcher says
“I hate working out,” said Lowe, 26, explaining why she chose the women-only pole-dancing and aerial-arts studio in College Park, Fla., over a traditional gym.
By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Fewer than half of injuries in women’s collegiate gymnastics are serious enough to sideline athletes for more...
Everyday our bodies are under stress from exercise, long hours spent commuting, lugging heavy equipment around or being sedentary at a desk chair for...
Hgh stands for “human growth hormone.” As the name indicates, this particular hormone is produced in the pituitary gland of humans to stimulate cells in the body to grow.
Newly minted yoga instructor Sarah McIntyre truly believes that yoga helps you remove yourself from the rat race called life and find happiness.
Are you ready for a suspenseful workout? If your gut is softer than a Halloween pumpkin on Thanksgiving Day, it is time to get hardcore and hands-on with those mysterious black and gold straps at your local gym.
The first runners pushed off the starting line for the 2015 Philly 10K at 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, August 30th. Here, we've compiled the latest news, photos, videos and more.
Procedure rate nearly doubled between 2000-2010, CDC statistics show
Suggestions to help prevent them
Smoking, high blood pressure and cholesterol can age this vital organ, CDC says
Riders over 45 a big part of jump in hospital admissions for more severe accidents, report finds
To reduce your risk, take a break, stand up and walk around while watching, researcher suggests
And avoid injury
'Shake-and-bake' chemical explosions are one common, dangerous accident, agency report says
Three minutes every half hour for three hours lowered blood sugar levels, study says
Two trials cast doubt on these widely touted strategies
Those not concerned about meeting 'male ideals' were least likely to assault others
Any relief is likely temporary, review of 38 studies says
Obese patients with atrial fibrillation saw odds of recurrence decline as fitness level improved
Regular physical activity helps improve your overall health and fitness, and reduces your risk for many chronic diseases.
Go ahead; you know you want to. Strike that pose. It’s that time of year again. No, not back to school. September is National Yoga Month and Kimpton Hotels in Philadelphia is launching their second annual #OmAroundTown Instagram contest.
Spirits and temperatures were high this past Sunday, as participants packed the historic streets of South Philadelphia for the second annual Philly 10K...
My clients often ask me if I can suggest books that will help them on their weight-loss journey. After contemplating the vast amount of nutrition books...
Tigist Jabore couldn't have encountered a busier weekend. Or a more productive one. The 21-year-old woman from Ethiopia won two races in two days, and after capturing the Broad Street Run on Sunday, she had the obvious answer about being fatigued.
Dan Vassallo said the final goal in his running career was to qualify for the Olympic trials in the marathon.