Monday, August 31, 2015

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Waffiyyah Murray doesn't often come across a kid who doesn't want to ride a bike. But parents are often concerned about safety, especially in congested parts of Philadelphia.
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 will push off the starting line for the 2015 Philly 10K at 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, August 30th. Stay tuned for the latest news, photos, videos and more.
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
Less educated need more help preventing and managing blood sugar disease, researcher says
Tips for enjoying the rugged terrain
Added stress contributes to risks, researcher says
Parents should set limits to help prevent injuries
Through surgery or lifestyle changes, shedding pounds improves nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, study finds
Regular physical activity helps improve your overall health and fitness, and reduces your risk for many chronic diseases.
In a fitness rut or wanting to start exercising, but not sure how to get started? Fit Academy’s free boot camp at the back steps of the Art Museum at 6:30 p.m. is a great way to get motivated.
On Sunday, August 30, the second annual Philly 10K will kick off the starting line. A total of 4,500 runners will race through the heart of the city...
We’ve all heard the saying, “You are what you eat”. While a pithy saying, there is a lot of truth to this statement. When it comes to your eye health, what you eat can help reduce the risk, and delay the progression of macular degeneration, an incurable condition that is particularly hitting our baby boomers.
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.