According to the researchers, runners were up to 45 percent less likely to die from heart disease or stroke than those who didn’t run at all, and the effects were found regardless of distance, duration or speed.
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 season.
It is a fascinating concept but people who lift weights to stay in condition actually burn calories when they’re just sitting around.
Personal trainers are expensive, but the JeFit app can give you everything you’re looking for in a personalized workout – minus the person shouting at you.
Even if you’re huffing and puffing through your morning run, you might not be working out as hard as you think.
You might not consider a city that reveres cheesesteaks and soft pretzels a health mecca, but Philadelphia has been voted one of the best “budget and waist-friendly destinations in America.”
Daily long-distance walking results in twice as much weight loss as standard cardiac rehabilitation exercises that involve walking short distances at a brisk pace.
Researchers found parents of young children were heavier and ate more calories, fatty foods, and sugary drinks than women without children.
FirStar is a bit different than other fitness apps in that it creates customized routines for you – and has NFL star Tony Gonzalez lead you through those exercises.
In the recently released United States Report Card on Physical Activity For Children & Youth, our kids received a near-failing grade.
On Sunday, May 18th, many will head to Philadelphia’s iconic Art Museum steps to say ‘om.’
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.
There’s a new fitness band on the market, and it’s targeted at the under 10 crowd.
It takes a thoughtful approach and lots of preparation for a successful workout plan.
Whether you’ve trained for months to run it or stick to cheering friends and family on from the sidelines, the Blue Cross Broad Street Run is a must-do for any Philly resident.