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6 Philly Fitness and Foodie Instagrammers You Should Be Following

Nowadays, Instagram is a freakin’ well of fitness and healthy foodie inspiration. Whether it’s a perfectly garnished slice of avocado toast you’ve been drooling over or […]

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30 Exercises to Do with a Kettlebell

Kettlebells can be … intimidating. I mean, they look like wrecking balls with handles attached. But it turns out, you don’t have to be a bodybuilder […]

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The Checkup: The New Food Label to Have on Your Radar

• Glyphosate, a chemical that’s used to kill weeds and is identified by the World Health Organization as a possible human carcinogen, might be lurking in […]

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The Checkup: 3 Ways to Get the Most Bang for Your Buck in Boutique Fitness Classes

• When you’re spending upward of $30 for a boutique fitness class, it helps to know you’re doing everything you can to get the most […]

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Fact: You Need to Replace Your Kitchen Sponge WAY More Often Than You Think

  If you’re currently sipping your matcha latte out of a freshly washed mason jar, you’re going to want to put it down and read this. It’s […]

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The Checkup: 4 Popular Exercises That Are a Waste of Your Time

• If crunches are your go-to ab move, you’re going to want to rethink your workout routine. Here, trainers dish on why crunches, lat pulls […]

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7 Unexpected Smoothie Ingredients You Should Be Using (But Aren’t)

Smoothies are a quick, healthy, grab-and-go option for breakfast, but when you just stick to the expected — i.e. loads of fruit — you’re actually […]

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The Checkup: How to Indulge Your Cravings Without Wrecking Your Diet

• Yes, you can have your cake and eat it, too, without completely undoing your diet. The key? Stick to a cheat meal, rather than […]

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Meet Denali, This Week’s Adoptable Running Dog

This week’s adoptable dog, Denali, is a laid-back, super-soft cuddle buddy with a playful side. This pup’s a quick learner, and the Monster Milers think he could […]

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Free Workout Alert! There’s a Free Boot Camp at Dilworth Park Tomorrow

Who doesn’t love a workout and cocktail party combo? This Saturday, July 29th, you can get your sweat on at Dilworth Park and sip on post-workout […]

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The Checkup: The Unexpected Side Effect of This Common Yoga Pose

• We all know yoga can double as therapy, but what you might not know is this: There’s one pose in particular that is known to […]

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So You Don’t Lose It: The Simple Tweak to Gain More Control of Your Emotions

Trying to calm down is no easy feat when you are feeling anything but calm. But per Futurity, new research published in Scientific Reports suggests that there’s a […]

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The Checkup: The Drink You Should Really Be Reaching for After Hard Workouts

• We all know water is key when it comes to post-workout hydration — but did you know milk can also be a good thing […]

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Where to Dance Your Butt Off (for Free!) This Weekend

Cancel your Saturday morning gym class, people — this Saturday is Philadelphia Dance Day, the non-profit fest that aims to bring the community together by celebrating […]

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The Checkup: The Part of Your Workout to Stop Skipping (And How to Do It)

• Have you been skimping on your post-workout stretching sesh? If you’re looking to improve your mobility, that’s a no-no. Here are 11 moves to cap your […]