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You let things go a bit during this awful winter. Now’s the time to get back on track.
Start with a workout plan that's a good fit for you, expert says
A year after their marathon experience unraveled into a day of panic, chaos, and tragedy, a handful of Philadelphians returned to Boston to run again.
As the days lengthen and the weather warms and novice runners cast an eye outdoors, fitness experts suggest they take a slow start to find their outdoor rhythm and pace to avoid injuries.
I recently lost a lot of weight and now my butt, quite frankly, looks saggy and baggy.
Making the best cardio choice
Study found some players still showed brain changes 6 months after season had ended
This week, Lithe Method founder Lauren Boggi shares her tips for crafting playlists that her clients love to sweat to.
Are the fitness benefits of riding your bike worth the risk of an accident? Lesley Evans Ogden takes a tour of seven cities on two wheels to find out.
When training programs begin packing on the miles, one of the questions many runners will face is when to push through and when to take a break?
"You're virtually there" is a common shout of encouragement to ailing runners in the London marathon but thanks to a new "interactive 3D experience" athletes the world over will be able to navigate the course from the comfort of their own treadmill.
Study looked at adults hurt in motor vehicle crashes, falls
Many high school athletes assessed for sprains, strains outside the hospital
Is the child in pain while exercising?
And there's a bonus: heart-healthy changes will boost overall well-being, too, experts say
And there's a bonus: heart-healthy changes will boost overall well-being, too, experts say
And there's a bonus: heart-healthy changes will boost overall well-being, too, experts say
Benefits seen among inactive people, those who exercised
Start with a workout plan that's a good fit for you, expert says
Study found some players still showed brain changes 6 months after season had ended
5 percent of adults are affected each year, data from several studies suggest
5 percent of adults are affected each year, data from several studies suggest
The 17-day treatment prevented blood vessel clogging that could threaten reconnection, surgeons say
U.S. study shows geographic trends in use of complementary and alternative medicine
Study suggests severely overweight people are slowed down by low 'sunshine vitamin' levels
Did you know that up to 91 percent of competitive swimmers have reported experiencing shoulder pain? Unfortunately most young swimmers will develop such pain—it’s just part of the sport.
This year’s Independence Blue Cross Broad Street Run brings with it a celebration of 35 years of Philadelphia’s beloved 10-miler. Here's what you can expect for 2014 Broad Street run coverage.

OUR GROWING LIST OF EXPERTS:
 

ALFRED ATANDA, Jr., M.D.
Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children.

 

DAVID BERKSON, M.D.
Drexel Sports Medicine, Chief medical officer of the Pennsylvania Senior Games and the team physician for Monsignor Bonner High School in Upper Darby.

 

ROBERT CABRY, M.D.
Drexel Sports Medicine, Team physician for U.S. Figure Skating and associate team physician for Drexel Athletics.

 

BRIAN CAMMAROTA, MEd, ATC, CSCS, CES
Partner with Symetrix Sports Performance, athletic trainer at OAA Orthopaedics.

 

DESIREA D. CAUCCI, PT, DPT, OCS
Co-owner of Conshohocken Physical Therapy, Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist.

 

 • MICHAEL G. CICCOTTI, M.D.
Rothman Institute, Head Team Physician for the Philadelphia Phillies and St. Joseph’s University.

 

JULIE COTE, PT, MPT, OCS, COMT
Physical therapist advanced clinician at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital’s Riverfront Outpatient Center.

 

PETER F. DeLUCA, M.D.
Rothman Institute, Head Team Physician for the Philadelphia Eagles, Head Orthopedic Surgeon for the Philadelphia Flyers.

 

JOEL H. FISH, Ph.D.
Director of the Center For Sport Psychology in Philadelphia, Sport Psychology consultant for the Philadelphia 76ers and the Philadelphia Flyers.

 

R. ROBERT FRANKS, D.O.
Rothman Institute, Team Physician for the USA wrestling and consults for the Philadelphia Phillies.

 

CASSIE HAYNES, JD, MPH
Co-Founder, Trap Door Athletics, CrossFit LI Certified.

 

EUGENE HONG, M.D.
Drexel Sports Medicine, team physician at Philadelphia University and Saint Joseph’s University; and team physician for the U.S. National Women’s U19 Lacrosse Team.

 

HEATHER MOORE, PT, DPT, CKTP
Owner of Total Performance Physical Therapy, North Wales, Pa.

 

JIM McCROSSIN, ATC
Athletic Trainer/Strength and Conditioning Coach of both the Flyers and the Philadelphia Phantoms, the Flyers' AHL affiliate.

 

DAVID RUBENSTEIN, M.D.
Main Line Health Lankenau Medical Center, Team Orthopedist for the Philadelphia 76ers.


JUSTIN SHAGINAW, MPT, ATC
Aria 3B Orthopaedic Institue, Athletic Trainer for the US Soccer Federation.