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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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A Little Running Can Make A Big Difference

Most of us were told that you had to run long distances to get that health edge. Not true.

08/05/2014

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Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, July 31

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

07/31/2014

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Study: Even Short, Slow Runs Could Help You Live Longer

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.

07/30/2014

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Top Summer Fun Runs In Philly

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.

07/02/2014

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Weightlifters Burn More Calories During Balance Of The Day

It is a fascinating concept but people who lift weights to stay in condition actually burn calories when they’re just sitting around.

06/26/2014

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JeFit App

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.

06/19/2014

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Study: That Workout Probably Wasn’t As Hard As It Felt

Even if you’re huffing and puffing through your morning run, you might not be working out as hard as you think.

06/13/2014

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Philadelphia Makes List Of Most ‘Waist-Friendly’ Spots To Vacation

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.”

06/12/2014

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More Benefits Of More Walking

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.

06/09/2014

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