Tuesday, June 30, 2015

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Here are five ways to help your muscles recover and see the most gains from your work in the gym.
Athletes know the importance of a proper nutrition and training program, but how many consider the benefits of adding massage to their routine?
Rothman Institute's Dr. Michael Ciccotti performs UCL reconstruction surgery on a 19-year-old patient at Riverview Medical Center in the Philadelphia Navy Yard.
Expert says gradual training can help prevent problems
The words scrawled on the windows of the Dodge SUV with Indiana plates were a message for the competition: “Great Day to Kick Your Butt.”
Virtual reality is making inroads into group fitness classes and personal training sessions and promises to get more immersive as the technology advances, according to fitness experts.
If you feel like you are having difficulty keeping your health habits above water while on summer vacation, I’m here to throw you a lifesaver.
But housework and child care linked to poorer slumber
Head injuries likely play a role in these headaches, second study suggests
When South Jersey native Tyson Hartnett first hit the basketball courts in 4th grade, he had no idea what kind of journey he was in for -- all the ups and downs and finally redemption on the road to playing professional basketball.
(TNS) This one is a bit of a splurge, because it’s individual instruction. But in my search for ways to develop good posture to counteract all...
Study suggests making these resources easily accessible, affordable might cut odds of disease
Less free-time supervision helps social development, and children get more exercise, experts say
Avoid keeping sugary, high-calorie foods in the house, and encourage being active together
Better education recommended, especially at youth and middle school levels
Make sure pool is enclosed
The sooner you start regular physical activity, the better, researchers say
After spending the day squatting in too-tight pants, she temporarily couldn't walk
After spending the day squatting in too-tight pants, she temporarily couldn't walk
Suggestions to help you stay well
Thousands injured every year, experts say
Stay near lifeguards, watch for riptides, experts say
Regular physical activity helps improve your overall health and fitness, and reduces your risk for many chronic diseases.
”What’s It Like To…” is a series where we’ll find out what it’s like to do an extreme sport, be a professional athlete, and more. It’s a peek inside some fascinating worlds that most of us will never experience ourselves, but I hope you enjoy the vicarious thrills!
August may not be the best or coolest time to run in the city, but one Philadelphia company is hoping to change that - even if their event landed in...
Summer means longer days, a slower pace and more time with the family and friends. So why not add these summer recipes to your weekly menu so you can spend less time in the kitchen and more time with loved ones.
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.