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What It’s Like to Be Silent and Meditate for One Week

Have you ever wondered what a silent, weeklong meditation retreat is like? Unite Fitness president Gavin McKay just came back from one, and he’s sharing […]

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Expert Advice: 8 Easy Ways to Live Green and Healthy

We know it sounds too good to be true—doing something good for yourself and for the environment—but with these eight easy ways to live healthy […]

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How to Use an Erg Rowing Machine (Video)

Don’t just run, spin or (God forbid) elliptical every time you go to the gym. Mix up your cardio with a rowing session at least once […]

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How to Use a Foam Roller (Video)

You might have seen those funny foam cylinders lying in the corner at the gym, but what the heck are they? They’re called foam rollers. […]

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Anyone Can Do Pull-ups (Video)

Does doing a pull-up seem next to impossible? Don’t be too hard on yourself—pull-ups are one the toughest upper body exercises you can do. But […]

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Yoga and Stretching for Runners (Video)

You’re a runner—and that’s awesome—but are you putting as much energy into your stretching routine as you are to your running schedule? I’ve seen so […]

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Strength Training for Runners (Video)

Distance running is great but it comes with a whole set of overuse injuries to watch out for. Part of the problem is poor form […]

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Learn the Perfect Push-Up (Video)

In all my years of training, I have to say that the push-up is oftentimes the exercise that clients struggle with the most. It is […]

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Broad Street Training: How to Perfect Your Running Form (Video)

It might seem like learning the correct technique for running would be like learning the correct technique for breathing (i.e. intuitive, innate). This is not […]

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Video: A Travel-Ready Holiday Workout

Gavin McKay is the owner and creator of Fusion Cross-training with locations in Center City, Philadelphia and Mt. Laurel, New Jersey. He’ll be sharing his […]

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The Dangerous Holimonth

Holidays are designated days of relaxation and are a great time to enjoy family, friends and celebrate life. However, it’s important to remember it’s a […]

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AT-HOME WORKOUT: Balance Your Way to a Better Body

When I train clients I don’t just think about them as lawyers, or teachers, or business people, I look at them as athletes. What are […]

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Jen Utley’s Favorite (Healthy!) Philly Restaurant

  Philly is a restaurant town, so it’s impossible to live in city society without spending some of your time dining out. If you are […]

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VIDEO: Shape Up With Suspension Training

Suspension trainers are one of the newest and most useful fitness tools to hit the market. There are so many words to describe them: simple, […]

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Fresh Ideas for Packed Lunch

Not so many years ago, almost all meals were prepared at home. In 1960, the average American ate out twice a week. Now, the average […]