Saturday, January 31, 2015

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Athletes who are late risers perform better in the evening, study suggests
We haven't hit a polar vortex yet, but it's still been a rough running winter already, even if last week's big blizzard was a bust. Well-below freezing temperatures and howling winds are enough to make even me, a dedicated winter runner, think about retreating to the treadmill.
Repeated blows to head tied to changes seen on MRIs, lower test scores, study finds
Simple technique offers possible way to assess brain injury severity, study says
Is your workout in need of a revival? Sick of the same old routine or losing interest in your current one? Local trainers experienced in a variety of fitness styles give you workouts to rejuvenate your mind and body the next time you hit the gym.
Former pros who played before age of 11 showed greater deficits in memory and thinking skills
Start slowly and allow for time to rest and recover, trainers recommend
How can I make resolutions that last? Answer: Most New Year's resolutions fail because they are abstract. Current research shows that for long-term results, it's crucial to think small and specific. Here are 10 steps for lasting change in 2015.
Repeated blows to head tied to changes seen on MRIs, lower test scores, study finds
Repeated blows to head tied to changes seen on MRIs, lower test scores, study finds
Athletes who are late risers perform better in the evening, study suggests
Simple technique offers possible way to assess brain injury severity, study says
Former pros who played before age of 11 showed greater deficits in memory and thinking skills
CDC study finds women more affected than men
Suggestions for cleaning the wound
Researchers found differences and evidence of damage in areas of brain related to recall
Study suggests certain calorie information might also prompt parents to encourage more exercise
Start slowly and allow for time to rest and recover, trainers recommend
Regular physical activity appears to boost oxygen supply to the brain, study says
Autopsies showed broken, swollen nerve fibers in regions related to memory, reasoning
Regular physical activity helps improve your overall health and fitness, and reduces your risk for many chronic diseases.
Snow and ice got you down? Here is something to cheer you up: Registration for the 2015 Blue Cross Broad Street Run lottery opens Sunday, February 1 and will close on Friday, February 13 at 11:59 p.m. Yes, May is not that far away with its warmer days and sunny skies.
Dan Vassallo said the final goal in his running career was to qualify for the Olympic trials in the marathon.
Philadelphia sports teams may be down in the dumps, but that won't stop at least one annual parade from rolling down Broad Street.
Holly Waters of Fitness Alive dispels the myth that a successful diet takes lot of planning. Here, she describes her typical day of on-the-go healthy eating.