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The private Main Line school has banned middle school soccer players from heading the ball.
3 exercises to tone your arms
Tired of treadmills? Bored with bicep curls? It may be time to scale a wall, climb a rope and drag a tire.
Agency warns that no evidence supports claims of faster recovery from a head injury
Boot-camp workouts have been a staple of the fitness scene for some time now. Early boot-camp workouts were typically led by former drill sergeants and drill instructors. Today, some are led by fitness pros with no military background.
Include exercise in your weekly calendar of commitments, fitness expert says
From park bench pushups and monkey bar lifts to open air runs, fitness experts say the workout possibilities of playgrounds and parks are worth the consideration of even the most diehard gym users.
3 exercises to tone your rear.
Personal trainers Shoshana Katz and Erik Strassman share tips on improving your power with explosive moves like broad jumps, burpees and sprints. Dietician Beth Smith shares healthy picnic options.
Personal trainers Shoshana Katz and Erik Strassman show you how to freshen up your aerobic routine with the addition of circuit training. Dietician Beth Smith shares some deliciously low-sugar drinks for warm weather.
Get off the couch to change the channel
Expert and researcher say the findings highlight need for slow return to playing field
Researchers also report blood-pressure drug works well at sea level but not at great heights
Agency warns that no evidence supports claims of faster recovery from a head injury
Task force guidelines could apply to half of U.S. adults
For age-related meniscus tears, physical therapy and meds may work as well as arthroscopy
Include exercise in your weekly calendar of commitments, fitness expert says
Stretching, for example, can help improve range of motion
Sticking with a fitness and nutrition plan can save more than $500 a year in health-care costs, study finds
Study found it lowered risk even if they were obese
Driving to work, rather than walking, cycling or public transit, tied to extra pounds in study
College grads exercise more on Saturday, Sunday, while high school dropouts more active on weekdays, study finds
Study found fitter kids had different white matter, which helps brain regions communicate with each other
Lifestyle changes, wider use of medications driving the trend, researchers say
Looking to spice up your fitness routine? Why not work up a sweat while being chased by zombies? Or better yet, become the undead yourself at The Zombie Mud Run at Morey’s Piers in Wildwood, NJ on September 27.
Healthy eating on holidays is always a challenge and Labor Day Weekend is no different.
40,000 runners took to the streets on Sunday, May 4, 2014 to run the 10-mile Independence Blue Cross Broad Street Run. Check out the runner results and...