6 Fit Things to Do in Philly This Weekend: Unite Fitness Decathlon, Eastern State Breakout, Zumbathon and More

Photo by Christopher Gabello

Unite Fitness Decathlon | Photo by Christopher Gabello

Just one more day until the weekend, friends! To help you get up and moving, we’re kicking off a new weekly post highlighting our picks for fit events happening around the region. Here, six fun options for getting your sweat on October 10th through 12th.

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We’re in Trouble, Philly: Sandwich Eaters Consume Excessive Calories, Sodium

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I’m sure this happens to you. Whenever non-Philadelphians ask me where I live and tell them I live in Philly, their first response is something like, “Oooh, do you just love cheesesteaks, then?” Occasionally I’ll get a question about a hoagie or a roast pork sandwich, or even about whether or not I get my bread exclusively from Sarcone’s (the answer is no). But what all of these queries point to is the same underlying thread: that Philly is undeniably a sandwich town. And according to a new study, that’s not such a good thing.

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Hey, Former Track Stars: Back On My Feet Wants to See If You’ve Still Got It

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If your glory days of high-school track are long behind you (but, let’s be serious, you still replay the highlights in your head every single day), mark your calendar for October 16th. Philly-based Back On My Feet is hosting a free track meet, where you can test your chops and (juuuuust maybe) reclaim some of your old bragging rights.

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Voting in Round 1 of the Health Hero Challenge Semifinals Is Now Open!

health hero voting round 1 postThe time has come, my friends! At long last, the voting in the 2014 Health Hero Challenge is officially underway.

This morning at 10, we opened Round 1 of the Health Hero Challenge semifinals. You can cast a vote right here on our Facebook page.

You’ll need to like us on Facebook to participate, and you may vote for your Health Hero once every 24 hours.

Here are the four challengers up for voting this week:

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