Monday, January 26, 2015

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Start slowly and allow for time to rest and recover, trainers recommend
Philadelphia sports teams may be down in the dumps, but that won't stop at least one annual parade from rolling down Broad Street.
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.
Smartphone fitness applications aim to change people's behaviors, but often without the most effective tools, a new study shows.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A San Francisco man is one race away from completing seven marathons in seven days on seven continents.
The beginning of the year is always popular for taking a good look at our health, so what does it take to make things last?
(Reuters Heath) - In a study of Dutch professional footballers, a bone deformity at the hip was much more common among men who started playing the sport...
People are more likely to quit smoking, start working out and lose weight if their domestic partner also makes a healthy change, according to a new study of married couples.
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
Opt for activities with lower rates of injury
Autopsies showed broken, swollen nerve fibers in regions related to memory, reasoning
Autopsies showed broken, swollen nerve fibers in regions related to memory, reasoning
When relatives read detailed recollections of significant events, improvements were seen
Only one-third of kids from families making less than $60,000 play on teams
But availability varies, with Southern counties faring worse
For those who are inactive, any activity may be better than none
Suggestions to help boost your energy
Regular physical activity helps improve your overall health and fitness, and reduces your risk for many chronic diseases.
Here in Philly, we're a dedicated bunch. You'll find us running, walking and biking the streets or in parks throughout all weather conditions, but have you ever wondered what the most popular routes are in our city?
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.
The benefits of beans are endless: they’re low in fat, full of fiber and protein, and contain a handful of nutrients.