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Just as sports at all levels have become more sophisticated, the role of nutrition for professional football players has become a science.
For a subtler approach, and in honor of Labor Day, we asked her; Trina Hall, an experienced registered yoga teacher, and Dallas personal trainer Turner Cavender for in-office suggestions.
The private Main Line school has banned middle school soccer players from heading the ball.
3 exercises to tone your arms
Tired of treadmills? Bored with bicep curls? It may be time to scale a wall, climb a rope and drag a tire.
Agency warns that no evidence supports claims of faster recovery from a head injury
If you're a mom-to-be bent on keeping up your workout routine, the trick is to consult your doctor, know your limit and have a plan for each trimester.
Boot-camp workouts have been a staple of the fitness scene for some time now. Early boot-camp workouts were typically led by former drill sergeants and drill instructors. Today, some are led by fitness pros with no military background.
Include exercise in your weekly calendar of commitments, fitness expert says
From park bench pushups and monkey bar lifts to open air runs, fitness experts say the workout possibilities of playgrounds and parks are worth the consideration of even the most diehard gym users.
Higher levels of activity reap greater benefits, researchers find
But researchers say exercise, education may help overcome deficiencies
But researchers say exercise, education may help overcome deficiencies
Get off the couch to change the channel
Expert and researcher say the findings highlight need for slow return to playing field
Researchers also report blood-pressure drug works well at sea level but not at great heights
Agency warns that no evidence supports claims of faster recovery from a head injury
Task force guidelines could apply to half of U.S. adults
For age-related meniscus tears, physical therapy and meds may work as well as arthroscopy
Include exercise in your weekly calendar of commitments, fitness expert says
Stretching, for example, can help improve range of motion
Sticking with a fitness and nutrition plan can save more than $500 a year in health-care costs, study finds
Study found it lowered risk even if they were obese
Driving to work, rather than walking, cycling or public transit, tied to extra pounds in study
Changing unhealthy habits is never easy. When you have spent most of your life eating fast food and junk and not exercising, your meal choices tend to be on autopilot and difficult to alter. We have all heard the stories about how America is one of the most obese nations in the world and probably know at least one person who has suffered a stroke or a heart attack.
40,000 runners took to the streets on Sunday, May 4, 2014 to run the 10-mile Independence Blue Cross Broad Street Run. Check out the runner results and...
We've got a running problem in the city of Philadelphia, and I have an idea how to fix it.
CHICAGO (AP) - Could action-packed TV fare make you fat? That's the implication of a new study that found people snacked more watching fast-paced television than viewing a more leisurely-paced talk show.