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16 Philly Exercise Studios Open on Thanksgiving Day

The most gluttonous day of the year is just days away. While we might be filling our plates high with healthy-ish foods like antioxidant-rich cranberries, protein-packed […]

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Where to Buy Local Thanksgiving Turkeys in the Philadelphia Area

Thanksgiving is the one annual holiday when it’s totally socially acceptable to throw on your baggiest sweatpants and eat with reckless abandon. (We’re sure you’ll […]

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8 Out-of-the-Box Philly Fitness Classes to Combat Workout Boredom

If you’re anything like me, you have a fitness routine and you stick to it to feel like your life is at least somewhat in […]

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How to Cut Back on the One Thing You’re Definitely Eating Too Much Of

Lately, nutritionists and dietitians have been telling us that we’re eating too much sugar — but what about the salty stuff? It’s not breaking news that we’re consuming too […]

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Three Queens Yoga Offering Veterans Free Yoga

In 2015, President Obama pegged November as Military Family Appreciation Month. This month is also National Gratitude Month and the 11th is Veterans Day. To […]

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The Checkup: WTF Is Brain Fog? (And Why Do You Have It?)

• If you tend to lose focus, crave sweets or forget things when 2 p.m. hits at the office, you might be experiencing brain fog. […]

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The Checkup: How to Trick Yourself Into Falling Asleep Faster at Night

• If you rely on Ambien to get your eyes to shut at night, here’s another method you may want to try: A new book argues that […]

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Nooooo: Your Taste Buds Are Sabotaging Your Waistline, Study Says

Not sure why you’re packing on pounds? A new study suggests that the answer to your weight gain woes might lie your taste buds. This study, published in the Journal […]

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10 Ways to Eat More Greens (Without Eating More Salads)

It’s easy to nosh on salads all summer long, when you’re too sweaty to think about consuming anything aside from water-filled vegetables. But as the weather […]

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The Checkup: The Major Mistake You’re Making With Lemon Water

• You’ve probably got a pretty potent anti-aging ingredient lying on your kitchen counter: Lemons. According to functional medicine doctor Taz Bhatia, Vitamin C is a key ingredient […]

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Massive Vegetable Recall Includes Veggies From Trader Joe’s, Walmart and More

If you bought packaged veggies recently, it’s time to check them. Mann Packing, a vegetable wholesaler, is recalling products sold across the U.S. and Canada under over […]

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The Checkup: The Song Science Says You Should Play When Anxiety Hits

• After a long day at the office, we all need to relax. Some people turn to SoulCycle and others to sauvignon (I’m guilty of the latter), […]

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The Unexpected Factor That Could Be Wreaking Havoc on Your Gut

If you’re anything like me, you’re constantly worrying about what you’re going to eat for your next meal, what bills you forgot to pay, if you […]

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Do This: Fit Academy’s Silent Boot Camp Is Coming to South Philly

Outdoor boot camps are lovely. But the only downside? The trainer’s slaved-over workout playlist is usually drowned out by sounds of the city (see: angry, […]

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The Checkup: A Trader Joe’s Insider Spills the Shopping Secrets You Need to Know

• Thanks to Reddit, Trader Joe’s employees have an outlet to answer the public’s pressing questions about the cult-favorite grocery store. Here, all the secrets […]