Monday, September 22, 2014 Elul 27, 5774
By:
Elyse Glickman, Jewish Exponent Feature
Though fashion has periodically glorified the slender, delicate leg and adorned it with sky-high stiletto shoes and skinny jeans for women, the findings of one recent study in Denmark suggest that bigger may actually be better when it comes to body types that include thicker thighs. And that goes for men, too. The study, covered in last month's issue of...
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Area hospitals try 
different paths to encourage and maintain weight loss
By:
Richard Pawlak, Perfect Fit Feature
If weight loss is a serious concern, there are equally serious programs at some of the most prestigious medical schools and hospitals in the country, several of which are located in the Delaware Valley.
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The latest ways to get fit
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Post-partum, post-injury or post-winter, the Philadelphia area is filled with fitness options for people of all ages and abilities.
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The latest in workout togs, treads and technology
By:
Mimi James, Perfect Fit Feature
If you’re still working out in a T-shirt from Super Sunday 1998, shorts with holes you hope no one sees, and a pair of cotton socks — it’s time to upgrade your gear.
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Everything is beautiful at the ballet -- and may be useful as everyday exercise
By:
Elyse Glickman, JE Feature
Even if Mother Nature and her cousin Gene (i.e., genetics) have made other plans for our bodies, it is no surprise that so many of us covet a dancer's form. Besides the fact that it does look great in fashionable clothing, what else is not to love -- ballet offers sharper balance, graceful movements, lean muscle, speed and endurance. Though...
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