Yoga With Jake: Detox and Refresh With This Quick Yoga Routine

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Some of you are probably familiar with Philly yogi Jake Panasevich: He teaches at a number of studios around the city, he’s the yoga trainer for the Philadelphia Union soccer team, he put together this yoga routine for runners, and he preaches the gospel of Yoga for Dudes in ongoing workshops throughout the year. His specialty is yoga for men (in case you couldn’t tell), but his classes and routines work for ladies and gents alike. And, good news: Every week, we’ll be posting one his yoga videos so you can get your at-home yoga practice on.
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The Ultimate Healthy Dinner Inspiration: What 7 Philly Fitness Pros Eat for Dinner

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If you eat scrambled eggs and toast for dinner more than you’d be willing to publicly admit — because it’s easy or you’re lazy (no judgment here, I’m totally speaking from experience), or you just don’t know what they heck else to make — no more, my friend! We’ve got some serious dinner-plate inspiration for you, courtesy of seven (incredibly jacked) Philly fitness pros. Check out what these ladies and gents whip up for dinner below, then take some of their healthy-eating advice to the kitchen!  Read more »

Be Well Philly Underground Recap: Rooftop Yoga and Happy Hour

Photo by Susan Nam

Photo by Susan Nam

The weather gods were on our side yesterday, and we couldn’t be more grateful. (Thank you, weather gods!) Last night, Be Well Philly Underground teamed up with the folks from DIG Yoga and Hotel Monaco’s Stratus Rooftop Lounge for a rooftop yoga class followed by a complimentary happy hour. Despite a forecast of thunderstorms, the sun came out, there was a nice breeze and, yes, it was just as glorious as it sounds.
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Two of Philly’s Biggest Outdoor Yoga Events Aren’t Happening This Year

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When we were on the hunt, trying to build up our giant annual guide to outdoor yoga in Philly, we realized that neither Wanderlust in the City — the huge, day-long, outdoor yoga festival that’s prompted yogis from all over the city to flock to the Piazza for the past few years — or Urban Yoga Philly, the super-popular outdoor summer series Lululemon usually hosts, were popping up on our radar. And bad news, folks: That’s because they’re not happening this year.
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The Be Well Philly Boot Camp Lineup Just Got an Awesome Addition

A Be Well Philly Boot Camp fitness class //  Photograph by Nell Hoving Photography

A Be Well Philly Boot Camp fitness class // Photograph by Nell Hoving Photography

Good news, Be Well Philly Boot Campers! This year, after you get your sweat on at any of the many fitness classes you choose to take, you’ll have the chance to get your restore on in our newly added Restoration Lounge, where folks from Vincera Institute will be doling out individualized nutrition and physical therapy advice, giving chair massages (yes, please!) and hosting mini yoga classes.
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The Ride of Silence Is Tomorrow

Ride of Silence 2014 | Photo via Facebook

Ride of Silence 2014 | Photo via Facebook

Riding a bicycle can be fun, but it can also be dangerous. People are often injured and sometimes involved in fatal accidents while biking to work or getting some afternoon exercise. In fact, just within this past year alone, six bicyclists were killed in the Delaware Valley. And the time to show your support and honor victims of bicycle accidents in Philadelphia and worldwide is right around the corner, with the annual Ride of Silence coming up tomorrow.
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Outdoor Yoga in Philadelphia: Where to Do Yoga Outdoors in Philly and the ’Burbs

Outdoor Yoga Philadelphia | Yoga on the Pier

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Philly-area yogis will be mighty busy (and tan!) with this summer’s lineup of outdoor yoga classes. From waterfront options in the city to wine-and-yoga events in the ‘burbs to on-the-sand classes down the Shore, we’ve got plenty of al freso yoga options to keep you more than occupied.

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