Sunday, October 4, 2015

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It's a crisp fall night in the high school stadium. Football! Your son has just made a great play. But he got hit hard. Is he all right?
For most people, pain is gone within a year
Knee deep in football season already, do you feel like your own fitness and diet goals are taking a hit with all the tailgating and football-watching parties you have been attending?
Are you ready to Fall back into a healthy lifestyle, but don’t know where to start? If eating well and daily exercise took a vacation this summer, stop burying your head in the sand and get ready to turn over a new leaf this season.
When it comes to the idea that running is good for the heart, six miles a week may be the magic goal number.
Japanese centenarian Hidekichi Miyazaki set a fresh record as the world's oldest competitive sprinter this week.
Salt might be healthy after all.
Typically, we exercise to slim down, feel better, and ease our guilt about eating an extra cookie. As a cardiologist, I always remind my patients that including exercise in their lives can also lower blood pressure and decrease the risk of having a heart attack. But those aren’t the only potentially lifesaving effects from exercise.
Is your workout weighing you down? If the bulk of your gym visit is wasted wandering from machine-to-machine, cut calories and time off your fitness routine by picking and sticking with one piece of equipment to maximize results.
I got depressed after the Eagles lost Marcus Mariota in the NFL draft. I had a glimmer of hope when his contract was slow to be signed, but then I had to accept reality, and now I am ready to root for Sam Bradford. But perhaps Mariota can still help us from afar.
Study shows ancient exercise improves physical ability in those with arthritis, heart failure, emphysema and breast cancer
Heavy patients needed fewer blood transfusions, did not have more complications
For most people, pain is gone within a year
For most people, pain is gone within a year
Accidents and violence the driving forces, CDC officials report
Under 2009 Pentagon rule, injured soldiers must be transported to treatment centers within 60 minutes
Three-fourths of injuries occurred when children weren't closely supervised, study finds
Those who are least active face added health risks even if they exercise, study finds
Straighten up with these expert tips
Foul balls, stray bats cause more harm than run-ins with players, study shows
But researcher adds that many U.S. schools have cut opportunities for physical activity
Children need breaks from playing to avoid overuse injuries, orthopedic surgeon says
Regular physical activity helps improve your overall health and fitness, and reduces your risk for many chronic diseases.
You know how to sit and stand. What if I asked you to go up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, over, under, burpee?
Last Saturday, I ran the Beat the Blerch 10k in Morristown, N.J., starting at 9:55 a.m. I was supposed to start at 9:30 a.m. I was also expecting organized...
September marks the beginning of fall, back to school, football season, and... National Whole Grains Month! So, what better time of year than now to...
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.