Thursday, May 28, 2015

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Battle ropes, the thick and heavy ropes that look as if they could tether a ship to shore, have become go-to fitness tools in gyms for people seeking a tough workout that is also engaging and fun.
We were born to run. As a species, we’ve always been runners — chasing down our next meal or high-tailing it to avoid becoming prey.
30 minutes per day could help you live longer
Exercise tones the legs, builds bigger biceps and strengthens the heart. But of all the body parts that benefit from a good workout, the brain may be the big winner.
Even seasoned athletes are drowning because of dangerous underwater behaviors, agency says
Since most New Year’s resolutions have gone by the wayside by now, you’ll need a better excuse to kick-start your diet.
Need a little extra encouragement to shape up in time for that wedding, class reunion or vacation?
Ways to make the most of one-, five-, seven- and 10-minute chunks of time.
Study links activity in older men to longer lives
Is your workout in need of a revival? Sick of the same old routine or losing interest in your current one? Philly trainers experienced in a variety of fitness styles give you workouts to rejuvenate your mind and body the next time you hit the gym.
Sports medicine experts lay out guidelines for injuries, sore muscles
Rates may even be higher, and experts warn that too little daily activity can cause serious harm
Don't let kids play nearby while mowing
Proper footwear, first-aid kit and extra food are must-haves, experts say
Starting athletics early, focusing on just one sport contribute to risks
Review finds current research is inconclusive
Chronic traumatic encephalopathy was diagnosed after his death at age 57
It can help lower blood pressure and cholesterol
Study shows muscle-building exercise not as effective in women with high risk for obesity
Study shows muscle-building exercise not as effective in women with high risk for obesity
Even seasoned athletes are drowning because of dangerous underwater behaviors, agency says
Regular physical activity helps improve your overall health and fitness, and reduces your risk for many chronic diseases.
Are you bored with your monotonous treadmill routine?
Q: I took a few months off this winter because I was burnt out. Now that the weather is nicer, I'm trying to ramp up my mileage again but I'm having...
Protein is an important macronutrient that plays a role in many bodily functions and is a necessity of a proper diet. But how much is too much? Research...
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.