Fitness

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Weight Loss Program Email Sparks Outrage At Local College

While the college has apologized, they say the program is in its third year and some students have decided to take advantage of it.

01/30/2015

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Stretching Critical Part Of Exercise Routine

Stretching can be a very important part of exercising and is best done after you have loosened up a bit.

01/23/2015

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Women Should Lift Weights

There was a time when women were told not to lift weights. That can be forgotten.

01/13/2015

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Household Chores Have Health Benefit

According to a new study, even light physical activity around the home reduces the risk for disability in older adults.

01/09/2015

115th Boston Marathon

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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