PIttsburgh, PA (PRWEB) March 30, 2013
Dr. Vonda Wright, MD, a leading orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist, is kicking off the spring running season on the corner of Walnut St. and South Aiken, from 8am to 9am, April 6, 2013. This street-wide event will rock the block with a bandstand, music, and Dr. Wright's one-of-a-kind dynamic warm up routine. Runner's will be pumped up and inspired, and ready to head off for a run with the Steel City Road Runners.
Dr. Wright's lively and engaging approach to active living is inspiring. Seasoned athletes who attend the Warmup On Walnut will learn new programs they can do at home. New or younger runners will find it fun and easy to do.
Dr. Wright's “Total Body Cross Training Program” (TBCXT) for runners, is the official training program for the Pittsburgh Marathon, sponsored by Dick's Sporting Goods. Her forthcoming launch of UmuvU (You Move You) is a complete mobility program for all ages, set to include a wealth of resources, a virtual community for education and support, and a UmuvU mobile app. Dr. Wright's passion for healthy living is simply contagious.
Says Dr. Wright, “It's a fact: if you add only 20 minutes of mobility to your usual day of sitting in the office, in the car, on the couch, you can decrease your chances of early death by 20%. This is a start but not the whole story.”W.O.W. Warmup On Walnut promises to be a great start to a fit and active day –and the beginning of a better you.
About Dr. Vonda Wright MD
Dr. Vonda Wright, MD, the mobility doctor, is one of only a few female Orthopaedic surgeons in the country. She specializes in sports medicine at the Center for Sports Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. She is the author of Fitness After 40: How to Stay Strong at Any Age and Dr. Vonda Wright’s Guide to Thrive: Four Steps to Body, Brains, and Bliss, which inspired her THRIVE fitness product line sold nationwide. She is a captivating guest speaker and regular guest on Dr. Oz with additional appearances on ABC, NBC, CNN, and The Doctors. Follow her on Twitter @DrVondaWright or http://www.vondawright.com