A beginner’s guide to getting around the gym

Navigate your fitness center like a pro with this user-friendly, ABC’s gym guide.

6 exercises to undo the daily damage of cell phone use

Hours spent hunched over a phone places a considerable amount of stress on muscles and joints. Over time, this tension can impact and impair your strength, safety and stability.

6 exercises to undo the daily damage of cell phone use

Hours spent hunched over a phone places a considerable amount of stress on muscles and joints. Over time, this tension can impact and impair your strength, safety and stability.

Running club chases, helps apprehend theft suspect in University City

“If this running club had been put on this earth for anything, it was that particular moment right there.”

Running club chases, helps apprehend theft suspect in University City

“If this running club had been put on this earth for anything, it was that particular moment right there.”

Keeping fit with Soul Line Dancing | Kimberly Garrison

Soul line dancing is a unique form of exercise that combines dancing and culture that traces right back to our African roots. It’s more popular than ever these days, especially among African Americans.

Keeping fit with Soul Line Dancing | Kimberly Garrison

Soul line dancing is a unique form of exercise that combines dancing and culture that traces right back to our African roots. It’s more popular than ever these days, especially among African Americans.
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Does your fitness routine include this vital body part?

Preventative exercises to help protect the ligaments, tendons and tissue of the ankle from damage.

Why do my joints pop and crack?

When you hear these sounds, is it something you should be worried about?

When it comes to breathing during exercise, you’re probably doing it wrong

If you are like most exercisers, you breathe through your mouth, especially as the intensity of the exercise mounts. But experts are learning that breathing through the mouth may not be as efficient or effective as breathing through the nose.

The 10,000-step goal isn’t based on science, but it’s still a decent idea

The widely accepted target grew out of the marketing campaign for a pedometer invented in 1965 by a Japanese professor of health science who believed walking 10,000 steps daily would help the Japanese people avoid obesity.

Say goodbye to stiff joints with these 4 easy exercises

The following joint-friendly workout strengthens and stabilizes without harming sensitive spots on your body.

Got back pain? Listen to your mother and stand up straight.

An estimated 80 percent of Americans will experience back pain at some time, and often poor posture — especially slouching while using smartphones and computers — contributes to the problem.

Plant seeds of change for community and self | Kimberly Garrison

On Monday we celebrated the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. While the many celebrations and service projects are commendable, we have yet to realize Dr. King’s dream.

A beginner’s guide to safely picking the right weights for strength training

To become a lean, mean, endurance-enhancing machine, your program should consist of high repetitions (12 or more) with lighter weight. Conversely, to encourage muscle mass growth, lower reps (somewhere between 6 and 12) with higher weight is ideal.

Want to exercise more in 2019? Here are Philly area’s best-rated gyms and how much they cost

To help identify the best fitness centers in the Philadelphia area, check ratings from the nonprofit consumer group Delaware Valley Consumers’ Checkbook magazine and Checkbook.org, which finds large facility-to-facility differences in customer satisfaction.

A heart-healthy workout routine for all ages

Exercise is the elixir to lowering, controlling and even eliminating heart-related conditions.

N.J.'s most popular marijuana doctor ordered to stop practicing medicine

He faced allegations that he created a multimillion dollar enterprise by indiscriminately authorizing marijuana use for thousands of patients he met in hotel conference centers across the state.

3 dangerous exercises to eliminate from your workout this year

It only takes a single slip up in form, some false fitness advice, or machine misuse to cause serious, long-term injury.

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