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Despite anecdotal reports that hyperbaric oxygen chambers can be used to treat concussions, strong evidence is mounting that they don’t.
In fact, it suggests running may even help prevent painful joint condition
Four years ago, Patricia Crebase went out to the Broad Street Run to cheer for a friend competing in the 10-mile race.
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What are the top faux pas we tend to make while working out? Trainers share their list of the 20 greatest sins gym rats commit.
I have always been a fan of Jackie Joyner-Kersee for her accomplishments on and off the field.
Enthusiasm for minimalist running shoes may have waned since the barefoot running craze that sparked them but fitness experts say the idea of minimalism has left a lighter, flatter, more natural footprint on the running industry.
Study showed greater improvements in pain, stiffness and function when added to routine care
Study suggests that about 20 percent of patients carry 'exercise-resistant' genes
But in-hospital workouts didn't produce same results, study found
Shortened lifespan, disability often come in wake of these injuries, study finds
In fact, it suggests running may even help prevent painful joint condition
Study showed greater improvements in pain, stiffness and function when added to routine care
In fact, it suggests running may even help prevent painful joint condition
Study showed greater improvements in pain, stiffness and function when added to routine care
Those affected still report hearing loss and ringing in ears, researchers say
Either sitting beside you or via videophone would be safer than standard cellphone call, study contends
Either sitting beside you or via videophone would be safer than standard cellphone call, study contends
Neighborhoods that encourage activity seem to benefit the brain, study suggests
Treatment-related discomfort, swelling helped by the approaches, studies find
Regular physical activity helps improve your overall health and fitness, and reduces your risk for many chronic diseases.
Kiprono Kurgat, who trains out of Chapel Hill, N.C. won the 13.1-mile half marathon race with an unofficial time of 1:03:58. Averaging a 4:52 minute per mile pace, Kurgat beat out Kimutai Cheruiyot by six seconds to take first place.
The first runners pushed off the starting line for the 2014 GORE-TEX Philadelphia Marathon at 7:00 a.m. on November 23, 2014. Stay tuned for the latest news, photos, videos and more.
While you are in the marathon frame of mind this weekend, make sure you set yourself a reminder that the lottery for the 2015 Blue Cross Broad Street Run opens Sunday, February 1st and closes Friday, February 13th.
The benefits - or risks - of coffee