Fitness

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Guide To The 2014 Philadelphia Marathon

The Philadelphia Marathon is back in 2014, and there are more than 50,000 spectators, 30,000 runners and 2,500 volunteers expected to descend on the City of Brotherly Love.

11/18/2014

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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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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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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

Fitness Centers

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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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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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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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

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Taking 5-Minute Walks Every Hour Could Counteract Damage Done By Sitting

Let’s face it: Sitting all day is terrible for you.

09/12/2014

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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Uploaded Fitness Info Not Protected By Privacy Laws

What does the law say about who can see the information you upload on your fitness tracker?

09/01/2014

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Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Aug. 27

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

08/27/2014

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Water Minder App

WaterMinder is an app that will keep your need to drink water top of mind – reminding you to drink at regular intervals, so you meet your daily goal.

08/25/2014

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Seniors Who Exercise Reduce Risk Of Hospitalization

Regular exercise is the gift that keeps on giving. And now, medical journals are reporting that exercise could reduce the risk of hospitalizations, especially among seniors.

08/14/2014

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