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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.
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.
Reno says there’s nothing remarkable about her transformation, except that she consistently took the small, persistent steps toward health and wellness that she outlines in her latest book, “The Start Here Diet.”
U.S. study shows geographic trends in use of complementary and alternative medicine
Strong core muscles, good posture can help, expert says
Ballet-inspired group fitness classes have leapt beyond the traditional wall-mounted barre to include tools like bungee cords and swishy balls for a full-body workout, according to fitness experts.
Add strength training, flexibility and stress reduction to your fitness plan.
Start by standing with feet together and abs contracted.
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
Rates increased for adults 45 to 84; kids 4 and under and adults 85 and older at highest risk
Follow the rules of the road
Study found low oxygen levels in healthy people at high altitudes led to increase in signs of insulin resistance
British researchers found increased odds of fractures, burns, medication poisoning
Premature ejaculation significantly improved after 12-week regimen, study finds
Strong core muscles, good posture can help, expert says
And limiting focus can result in more harm than good, researchers say
Disruptions of working memory, mental processing speed make it hard to interact, researchers explain
When it comes to keeping pace with exercise adherence and motivation, employing a Personal Trainer can help reach one’s stride. However, determining which Personal Trainer to choose can be a challenging task.
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.