Am I the only one who feels like Thanksgiving snuck up on us this year? I’m guessing it has something to do with the fact that it just started to feel like fall yesterday. But whatever the reason, the fact that it is already Thanksgiving week has me completely thrown. (Can you tell that I’m probably not prepared?)
If you, too, are starting to get stress hives about how on earth you’re going to put together a feast for 10 — so many sides, so many pies, so many drinks AND a turkey?! — without quitting your day job, like, right now, relaxxxx. Below you’ll find five ways to make the prep for all those sides, pies and drinks less painful. Happy cooking! Read more »
Yesterday, about 30,000 runners took to the streets to tackle the Philadelphia Marathon and the Philadelphia Half Marathon, and a bunch more lovely humans lined the streets to cheer them on with some fantastic signs. So first off, big round of applause for everyone who ran — I sure hope you treated yourself to a chocolate croissant this morning because you deserve it. And secondly, big round of applause for the spectators. I’m sure plenty of runners would’ve collapsed well before the finish line were it not for all your encouraging marathon-related “Your mom” jokes and T-Rex costumes. Seriously.
Below, our favorite signs from this year’s race. Get ready to chuckle. Read more »
Sorry to spring some last-minute lunch plans on you like this, but trust me — it’s worth it. Today and tomorrow, the folks behind Pure Fare and AGNO Grill are soft-launching their Asian takeout window concept, Yoku, with $5 meals all day long. Both days, the deal will run from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., or until they’re sold out. Read more »
Photo courtesy Lithe Method
If you’ve always been curious about Lithe Foods, the in-house meals and snacks from Lithe Method, but you haven’t yet had a chance to try them out, you’re in luck: The Philly-based fitness empire announced this week that its food line is now available for delivery via on-demand delivery service Caviar. Read more »
Hey closeted Backstreet Boys fanatics, this week’s playlist is for you. We’re taking you back to the ’90s for the ultimate dance-your-butt-off workout playlist, including all of our favorites. So let your inner 13-year-old self show. We’ve included a wide variety of tunes from every genre, all the way from Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” to Big Pun’s “Still Not A Player.” So throw on your ’90s best (although we don’t suggest working out in denim everything) and get to groovin’. Read more »
Photo by Anastasia M.
This week’s adoptable running dog is a very young guy (eight months old!) who is waiting for someone to come scoop him up from ACCT for rescue, foster or adoption. He’d be a pretty cute pup to sneak turkey scraps to under the table this Thanksgiving, am I right? Learn more about him below.
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The greens grown at Hydro+Pose | Photo by Ken Stager
We’re really digging all the fun new things going on at Hydro+Pose studio, the new fitness space and hydroponic indoor garden that opened in South Philly in September. This weekend, they’re hosting their first-ever indoor farmers’ market, with plans to offer it every Saturday, well, for the foreseeable future. Read more »
Inside the new RowZone Rittenhouse studio | Photo via Facebook
If you wandered along Chestnut Street between 17th and 18th this week, you might have noticed that something was missing: After five years at 1717 Chestnut, RowZone Rittenhouse has moved. Last weekend, the studio officially opened up shop two blocks away in a newer, bigger space at 2006 Chestnut. Read more »
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• For all our Lululemon addicts out there, the brand has a limited-edition Black Friday collection, available online and in stores the day after Thanksgiving. Just be warned: Unlike most Black Friday goods, the stuff doesn’t come cheap. A pair of reflective running leggings will run you nearly 300 bucks. [POPSUGAR Fitness]
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