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How I Lost 35 Pounds — Without Giving Up Ice Cream

Changing your body takes hard work, persistence, and dedication. Here’s one Philadelphian’s transformation story. Want to share yours? Email me at ccunningham@phillymag.com. Who: Alyssa Porambo, 31, […]

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Snap Kitchen Is Making Sticking to Your Diet That Much Easier

When Snap Kitchen announced they were shuttering two of their Center City locations, we were all a little bummed. Good lunch spots are hard to […]

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How to Make Waking Up on Cold, Dark, Winter Mornings Less Horrible

Getting out of bed during the winter should be an Olympic sport. The sheer force of will it takes to leave a warm, cozy bed […]

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Philadelphia’s New IV Therapy Lounge Wants to Cure Your Hangovers

If you went to the hospital for alcohol poisoning or severe dehydration, you probably wouldn’t bat an eye if the doctors hooked you up to […]

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This Adorable Dog is a Great Running Buddy — And He’s Looking for a Good Home

My friends, say hello to Levi, this week’s very good boy. He’s part terrier, part pit bull, part lab — and fully adorable. He’s an athletic one […]

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10 Smart and Unexpected Gifts for the Yoga Lover in Your Life

Given that you don’t really need anything to be able to practice yoga — besides, perhaps, a good sense of balance — yogis can be hard to […]

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You Can Now Have Local Produce Delivered in 45 Minutes With Postmates Fresh

In an imaginary, perfect world, we’d spend every Saturday filling a wicker basket with fresh, locally grown produce at the farmer’s market. In this world, […]

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Turns Out, Canola Oil May Not Be So Good For You After All

You would think that something that’s made of vegetables would get a free pass onto the “healthy” list. But even though canola oil — the […]

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I Gave Up Added Sugar for a Month. Here’s What Happened.

The sugar addiction is real, you guys. I know I personally have had many nights when I could kill for just a little bit (okay, a lot) […]

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A New Study Suggests Women Are “Naturally More Fit” Than Men

In the classic Amanda Bynes movie She’s the Man (raise your hand if this was the sleepover movie at your middle school), the coach turns down Bynes’ character’s request […]

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These Are the Cold-Weather Leggings Outdoor Runners Are Obsessed With

Though a running outdoors throughout the winters has it’s downsides (read: slipping on ice, freezing fingers, darkness), I personally kind of prefer running in the […]

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SoulCycle Rittenhouse is Having a Sale This Saturday

Stop everything: SoulCycle is hosting a sale this Saturday. Yes, for real. This isn’t a sick joke. Promise. Here’s the thing about SoulCycle: getting their stuff on sale […]

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I Gained 15 Pounds — And My Abs Have Never Looked Better

Changing your body takes hard work, persistence, and dedication. Here’s one Philadelphian’s transformation story.  Who: Taylor Merget (@_hustle.and.heart), 24, a respiratory therapist and cycling instructor from Queen […]

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Old City Has a New Yoga Studio — and a Month of Unlimited Classes is Just $50

It’s been a long time coming, but TORC Yoga is finally, finally here. We first reported that the yoga studio would be coming to Old […]

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20 Great Fitness Gifts Under $50 on Amazon Prime

If I had all the time in the world, I would love to spend some of it running around to all different stores, listening to […]