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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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Philadelphia’s Top Spring Fun Runs

For those of us who aren’t looking to get electrocuted or drown in a cess pool during our Saturday morning run, these are the most fun races in Philadelphia.

04/01/2014

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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

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Corpulent Canine? There’s An App For That

FitBark is a new fitness tracker for portly pups and their concerned owners.

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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New App Promises To Break Down How Caffeine Intake Is Affecting Your Sleep

Ah, caffeine. We drink it during the day to stay awake, but that can sometimes result in sleepless nights. Now, a new app could help with that problem.

03/10/2014

Back Pain

Back Pain Among Most Common Medical Complaints

No one is immune, but some people are more prone to back pain than others.

02/27/2014

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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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YMCA

Vicki Otmani, Wellness Coach & Personal Trainer at the Rocky Run YMCA was here to speak with us about the benefits of joining the Y this month, because it is ½ off.

01/24/2014

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Touchfit GSP App

The Touchfit GSP app has over 500 videos of different kinds of exercise, showing you the way to maximize your efforts.

01/21/2014

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Philadelphia Gyms Offering Free Fitness Classes

There’s officially no excuse to ignore your New Year’s resolution to go to the gym, because Sweat Fitness is offering free classes at two locations this January.

01/15/2014

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Body By Angel

Personal fitness trainer Angel Hunter shows Pat Ciarrocchi the different ways people can get into shape for the new year.

01/14/2014

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Most Kids Don’t Get Enough Exercise

After a study of young teens, the CDC found that only 25% of kids get enough exercise: 60 minutes of physical activity every single day.

01/14/2014

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Taking Steps Towards Better Health

A new report finds that adding an extra 2,000 steps to your day may lower your risk for heart attack and stroke by 8%.

12/24/2013

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