The Checkup: Why Tons of Women Are Going Commando During Workouts

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• Before today, I had no idea that working out sans underwear was actually a popular practice. And why would I? No one ever talks about it. Before you say “Ick,” it turns out that a ton of women find it more comfortable, especially in the heat. And according to experts, going commando is perfectly safe and sanitary if you take these precautions. [Greatist]
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The Key to a Long Life? Miller High Life and Whiskey, 110-Year-Old New Jersey Woman Says 

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Who needs exercise and fresh-pressed juice when you have the Champagne of Beers to keep you young? A New Jersey woman, Agnes Fenton, just turned 110 on August 1st, and just a few years ago, she gave credit for making it to her 105th birthday to her habit of downing three Miller High Lifes and a shot of Johnnie Walker Blue every single day, Yahoo Health reports.

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Cecily Tynan’s Favorite Fitness Studio Is Opening a Center City Location

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Back in February, Cecily Tynan told us all about her favorite places to work out in Philly, and her number one pick? Joltin’ Jabs in Manayunk. In her words, “nothing gets out your frustrations like punching something.” We couldn’t agree more. And good news for all you Center City dwellers: The Manayunk boxing studio is making its way to Center City with a Rittenhouse location set to open in early September, so you’ll be able to punch a bag whenever the urge strikes.

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The Checkup: Must-Know Kitchen Hacks to Make Your Food Last Longer 

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• If you’ve ever bought a giant bottle of green juice only to realize its expiration date is right around the corner and, well, you can’t stomach an entire bottle of green juice in just two days, and then had throw it (along with $12) in the garbage, never again. Juice pros say to just pop it in the freezer and BAM: you’ve bought yourself a few more days. Here, many more kitchen hacks to keep your healthy goods from going bad on you. [Shape]

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Be Well Workout of the Week: Burn Those Buns

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This week, we’re focusing on your butt. That’s right: It’s time to get your rear in gear, people. You have three rounds of exercise and, during each one, you’ll start with a few exercises that target your butt and thighs, then you’ll make your way through an upper body and abs circuit. By the time you finish, your buns will be burning in the best way. Now, who’s ready to get their squat on?

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Learn How to Make Healthier Cocktails at P.S. & Co. This Month

P.S. & Co. juice | Photo via Andrea Kyan

P.S. & Co. juice | Photo via Andrea Kyan

If your definition of a good cocktail is a rum and diet coke concoction, the folks over at P.S. & Co. have some things to teach you: Throughout August, they’ll be hosting a healthy summer cocktail series where you’ll learn how to man the bar, making your own herb-infused simple syrups, fruit-infused liquor, and drinks with good stuff like coconut water, fresh-pressed juice and kombucha. We’re pretty sure there will be no rum and cokes in sight.

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