Monday, May 25, 2015

Sports Medicine & Fitness

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30 minutes per day could help you live longer
Even seasoned athletes are drowning because of dangerous underwater behaviors, agency says
WASHINGTON (AP) - Michelle Obama has finally revealed some of her workout secrets.
Since most New Year’s resolutions have gone by the wayside by now, you’ll need a better excuse to kick-start your diet.
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.
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
It’s every traveler’s worst nightmare. You or someone you are traveling with gets hurt or dies on vacation.
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
And make sure it fits correctly
In study, people with peripheral artery disease benefited from organized exercise program
But taking prednisone was tied to small improvements in ability to perform daily activities
Washington, D.C., followed by Minneapolis/St. Paul and San Diego as places that encourage exercise
Regular physical activity helps improve your overall health and fitness, and reduces your risk for many chronic diseases.
If you didn’t grab a paddle board and strike a pose at the Spruce Street Harbor Park last summer, then here’s your chance to finally downward dog on the water. SUP Yoga will be back on Wednesday, June 17.
A 30-year old isn't over the hill, but may need a little jolt of something extra to get it to the next level. That's true for people - and races too...
Did you know that the amount of bacteria on and in our bodies outnumbers actual human cells by more than nine times? The majority of those bacteria are in your gut.
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.