This Local Company Wants Yoga Mats to Look More Like Skateboards 

David AHemsa on a mat designed by JohnFtheArtist | Photograph by Joe Longo

David AHemsa on a mat designed by JohnFtheArtist | Photograph by Joe Longo

“A good friend of mine is a yoga instructor in Doylestown, and I was leaving her class one day when I thought to myself, Skateboards have awesome art on them. Why aren’t yoga mats the same?” Holly Rogers, founder of local yoga mat company Spiritual Revolution, says. That’s when the Upper Dublin resident decided to ditch her life as a lawyer in downtown Philly and start a yoga company instead.

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Kill Two Birds With One Stone: 6 Philly Workouts That End With Booze

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Sometimes, after a killer workout, all you want is a nice cold drink, and we’re not talkin’ water. Lucky for you, you’ve got plenty of options when it comes to getting your boozy workout on around Philly — some of these workouts’ sole goal is to run to booze. Efficient, right? Below, six Philly workouts where you’ll get your sweat and drink on.

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Survey: Run215 Wants to Know How You Feel About Getting Hit on While Running

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Raise your hand if you’ve ever been on a run, sweatier than ever, praying that no one walking by even so much as nods their head at you when, all of sudden, you hear a loud honk and see some guy staring out their car window at you. It’s highly likely this guy also made a loud “Ow-owww” noise or said, “Hey girl, let me talk to you for a minute.” If your hand is raised, a few more questions: Did you enjoy it? Did it give you the creeps? Did it make you want to curl up into a ball and die? We’re asking because Run215 wants to know how you feel about sexual harassment on runs.

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Expert Advice: The 3 Key Ingredients to Lose Weight Without Losing Muscle

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The weight-loss industry has us believing that losing weight fast is a goal worth achieving, but all weight loss isn’t created equal. With fast weight loss comes even quicker muscle loss, which can be detrimental to your health and fitness goals, since muscle is necessary for burning calories. Moreover, weight loss occurs as a result of consistent action over time. What you should be thinking about, instead of losing weight fast, is losing weight without sacrificing muscle. Below, the three key ingredients to help you lose weight without losing muscle mass.

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Half Beach Race, Half Road Race: The First-Ever Stone Harbor Surf and Turf 5-Miler Is Coming Up

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If you’re going to be down the Shore this August, we have one date you’re going to want to mark down on your calendar, stat: Sunday, August 9th. That’s when the first-ever Stone Harbor Surf and Turf 5-Miler is going down, and it’s going to be prettttty different from the 5-milers you’ve run in the past.

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Your Search Ends Here: 15 Places to Get Vegan Ice Cream in Philly

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Vedge Restaurant | Photo via Facebook

Ice cream is simply a must this time of year. You just can’t get quite the same cold, creamy satisfaction from anything else. And why should vegan eaters have to miss out on that? Thankfully, in Philly, you definitely don’t have to. We’ve rounded up 15 eateries in the Philly area where you can grab a scoop of dairy-free vegan ice cream. And given that this week’s forecast is looking hot, hot, hot, we’re guessing you’re going to want to try out some of these treats pronto.  Read more »

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