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Yoga And Meditation Have Broad Range Of Health Benefits

If you have a chronic illness there is no doubt that yoga and meditation can help you feel better.

09/16/2014

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3 Local Organizations Want You To Run To Work This September

Be Well Philly, Run215 and Philadelphia Runner have created “Run to Work Day Philly,” and they’re asking commuters to lace up their sneakers and pound the pavement instead of walking, biking, driving or taking mass transit to work.

09/08/2014

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Managing Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis occurs as the protective cartilage in the joints wears down over time – it’s more common in people over 50 and people who are overweight.

08/29/2014

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Rehab Helps Muscle Injury And Recovery

A good rehab program can help people make dramatic improvements if started at the earliest and safest possible time.

08/19/2014

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A Little Running Can Make A Big Difference

Most of us were told that you had to run long distances to get that health edge. Not true.

08/05/2014

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Walking, Fruits and Veggies A Recipe For Good Health

Research shows that even one hour of exercise a week is better for your health than doing nothing. Add fruits and vegetables to your diet and you’re on your way.

07/22/2014

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Do More For Skin Than Use Sunscreen

In addition to wearing sun protection year round, other tips to keep skin in tip top shape include healthy eating and physical activity.

07/21/2014

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Sitting At A Desk Increases Risk For Obesity

The more time men spend sitting at a desk, the greater the risk of being overweight or obese.

07/16/2014

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Weightlifters Burn More Calories During Balance Of The Day

It is a fascinating concept but people who lift weights to stay in condition actually burn calories when they’re just sitting around.

06/26/2014

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Study: That Workout Probably Wasn’t As Hard As It Felt

Even if you’re huffing and puffing through your morning run, you might not be working out as hard as you think.

06/13/2014

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More Benefits Of More Walking

Daily long-distance walking results in twice as much weight loss as standard cardiac rehabilitation exercises that involve walking short distances at a brisk pace.

06/09/2014

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Parents Of Young Children Are Heavier Than Non-Parents

Researchers found parents of young children were heavier and ate more calories, fatty foods, and sugary drinks than women without children.

06/04/2014

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FitStar Personal Trainer App

FirStar is a bit different than other fitness apps in that it creates customized routines for you – and has NFL star Tony Gonzalez lead you through those exercises.

05/29/2014

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US Kids Not Getting Nearly Enough Physical Activity

In the recently released United States Report Card on Physical Activity For Children & Youth, our kids received a near-failing grade.

05/27/2014

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YMCA

Jill Stevens Fitness Instructor at the Audubon YMCA, showed Ukee Washington how much fun Hoola Hoop and Core Class for Families is at the Y.

05/16/2014

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