Author Archives: Main Line Health

Lankenau Medical Center Employee Health Fair

Hospital: Lankenau Medical Center Spring into Health. Know your numbers! Free non-fasting health screening, informational displays and more. Thursday, June 12th, 10:00am – 3:30pm. Health Education Center.

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Healthy Food Alternatives

This is a great article about some everyday foods that you can swap for similar, healthier options.  If you’re trying to eat healthier, making these types of small substitutions and changes can really make a big impact.  It’s the little things … Continue reading

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Bike Path & Trail Etiquette 101

Now that Spring is finally here, it’s time to get outdoors and exercise!  The great thing about this area is that there is a great selection of trails and paths to get out and walk, bike, run and enjoy.  Personally, … Continue reading

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Run / Walk Tracking Apps

I wanted to share an app that I have recently discovered, Nike+ GPS for the iPhone.  This app is amazing for tracking runs and walks using the iPhone’s built-in GPS and accelerometer.  Activate the app before your walk or run, … Continue reading

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How to Recover From a Hamstring Strain

Don’t let a sore hamstring set back your training!  Try these two exercises to speed up your recovery. [How to Recover From a Hamstring Strain]

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Advice for Running Your First 5K

If you’re looking to get into shape by training for a marathon, half-marathon, or 5K run, Active.com has a great article with some simple advice to make your first experience go as smoothly as possible.  [9 Race-Day Tips for Running Your First … Continue reading

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Yoga At Your Desk

Great article with 10 basic Yoga stretches you can do right at your desk!  Stretches include those for your arms, legs, shoulders, upper and lower back. [Yoga At Your Desk]

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