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The Best Pace For A Healthy Walk

People should be walking 3,000 steps in 30 minutes to get meaningful exercise from walking.

11/18/2014

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Coffee May Reduce Risk Of Alzheimer’s

It is one of the most widely quoted studies related to coffee consumption.

11/10/2014

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Runtastic Six Pack App

Runtastic Six-Pack is an abdominal training program that walks you through over 50 workouts – from crunches to core twists – with adjustable difficulty.

10/20/2014

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Local Author Pens Book Explaining There Is Such Thing As Hitting The Gym Too Hard

A local author and exercise physiologist has written a new book highlighting a serious medical condition that can be brought on by overly-strenuous exercise.

10/18/2014

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Five Steps To Reducing Risk Of Stroke In Women

A study of over 32,000 women has been released that takes a look at what can be done to reduce the incidence of stroke.

10/14/2014

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Get In Shape For Summer All Winter

You have six months before April 15. If you start to exercise and diet now, you’ll be feeling more fit by bathing suit season.

10/13/2014

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Scenic Strut Along Boathouse Row Draws 500 Seniors

PCA hopes the Senior Strut might spur older adults to join or form walking groups, because walking increases blood flow to the heart, lungs and brain that can put you in a good mood and lower stress.

10/08/2014

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Run Keeper App

RunKeeper is a tremendous tool for people who are trying to get or stay fit, monitoring the distance you move, the calories you burn and much more.

10/08/2014

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J.J. Smith’s Cleansing Pineapple Spinach Smoothie

This pineapple smoothie recipe from JJ Smith will give your body a total cleanse, making a happier and healthier you.

09/30/2014

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Breeze App

There’s another way to keep up with your daily movements besides owning a fitness band – and it’s a breeze!

09/30/2014

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The 5 Best Steps To Prevent Heart Disease

According to a study which followed over 20,000 men in Sweden for 11 years, five factors had the greatest impact on health: diet, exercise, smoking, weight circumference, and alcohol consumption.

09/23/2014

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Best Way To Walk Off Weight

What leads to greater weight loss in patients rehabbing from a cardiac injury, daily long-distance walking or walking short distances at a brisk pace?

09/23/2014

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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

Running/Jogging

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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