Mayor Nutter Leads Annual Bike To Work Day

The City of Philadelphia celebrated Bike to Work Day with a bike ride down the Ben Franklin Parkway this morning. Mayor Michael A. Nutter led the ride, as he has done every year during his tenure
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For Valentine’s Day – Health Through Exercise

Expressing love through gifts of flowers, cards and candy is customary on Valentine’s Day, which is observed each year on February 14. But instead of promoting candy consumption, a nonprofit group called Charities Challenge is promoting health through exercise by holding its fourth annual Valentines “Hearts (more...)

Philly is One of the Nation’s Most Walkable Cities

It’s no secret, walking is stylish right now. As gas prices grow, concern over environmental issues increases daily, people grow more concerned over their fitness, cities become more trendy and populated and so on, walking continues to become a major trend, and why not if it's always fun to take (more...)

Marital Status Causes the Change in Physical Fitness

Marital Status Causes the Change in Physical Fitness

The findings, reported in the American Journal of Epidemiology, do not prove that a change in marital status directly causes the change in fitness — for better or worse. The research  followed nearly 8,900 adults over several years. Both men and women who got married during that time tended to experience (more...)

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