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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

OPHEMERT, NETHERLANDS: Dutchgirls Eva and Fleur enjoy the sun while jumping the trampoline in the garden of their farm, 11 March 2007 in Ophemert, the Netherlands. Today the temperature soared to 14 degrees Celsius, heading towards Spring.   AFP    PHOTO  ANP PHOTO ROBIN UTRECHT ***NETHERLANDS-OUT*** (Photo credit should read ROBIN UTRECHT/AFP/Getty Images)

Trampolines Are High Risk For Kids

While we want kids to exercise, some types of exercise are riskier than others. Bouncing on a trampoline is high on the list.

05/14/2014

BARNET, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 04:  Elderly people take part in an exercise class at the Ann Owens CentreÊon December 4, 2013 in Barnet, England. AgeUk are a nationwide charity organisation that work with the growing number of elderly people throughout the UK. They run a number of activities for the elderly ranging from cookery classes to Tai Chi and try to improve the lives of pensioners from loneliness to fitness.  (credit: Bethany Clarke/Getty Images)

Study: Biggest Risk Factor For Heart Disease In Women Over 30 Is Inactivity

For women under 30, the biggest risk factor was smoking, but physical inactivity was the leading risk factor for heart disease in every other age group, from 30 to 80, outweighing even high BMI.

05/09/2014

15th Annual Sickle Cell 5k Walk / Run

Top Upcoming Fun Runs In Philadelphia

If you’d rather dress up like a superhero than try to actually be one, these are the craziest, zaniest, most fun races to hit the Philly area this spring.

05/08/2014

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Pa. National Guard To Hold Statewide Preparedness Drill

A multi-agency emergency preparedness exercise is set to be held by the Pennsylvania National Guard.

05/06/2014

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Fitness Tracker For Kids To Hit Shelves This Summer

There’s a new fitness band on the market, and it’s targeted at the under 10 crowd.

05/05/2014

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Full-Scale Anti-Terrorism Exercise Taking Place In Cape May

A full-scale, anti-terrorism training exercise is scheduled to take place this week in South Jersey.

04/28/2014

Runner

Avoid Overuse Injuries

By definition, endurance athletes are definitely going beyond moderation and pushing themselves and, therefore, more prone to overuse injuries. Give it a rest.

04/02/2014

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Pocket Yoga

The Pocket Yoga app lets you take your practice on the road, slipping in a downward facing dog when your schedule allows – whether that’s at home or at the office.

03/27/2014

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Public Transit Users More Physically Active Than Commuters

A study of physical activity and transit use, determined that walking prior to and immediately after transit trips is actually quite good for you – and an unexpected form of exercise.

03/21/2014

2013 Broad Street Run

After A Difficult Workout, Refuel With…A Beer?!

A Canadian company says it’s created a beer/sports drink hybrid and is currently conducting consumer taste tests.

03/13/2014

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Sleep Deprivation May Increase Risk For Obesity

New research shows that if you don’t get the sleep you need, your risk for obesity goes up.

03/12/2014

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Health & Fitness Survey Drops Some Heavy News On Delawareans

Less than a week after Delaware was ranked one of the fattest states, a new Gallup poll is offering insight into why.

03/10/2014

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Canceling Your Gym Membership

You joined a gym and now, less than two months into the new year, you want to know if you have the legal right to cancel the membership, since you’re not going.

01/30/2014

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