Hey, Night Owls: Run215 Is Hosting a Free Karaoke-Themed #NIGHTSHIFTPHL Run Tonight

First #NIGHTSHIFTPHL run | Photo via Instagram @run_215

First #NIGHTSHIFTPHL run | Photo via Instagram @run_215

Run215 and the November Project’s Suzanne Allaire are back at it again, friends! Tonight, they’re hosting their second ever #NIGHTSHIFTPHL run, and this one ends at Old City’s National Mechanics with — wait for it — karaoke. Now, say it with me, people: Goin’ UP on a Tuesday.
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The Checkup: Should You Take Hot or Cold Showers?

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• The type of shower you should be taking might seem obvious: A hot, relaxing one, duh. Because who wants to stand under a stream of ice-cold water? But turns out, hot and cold showers offer different benefits. For one, hot showers up your oxytocin levels and ease anxiety, while cold showers relieve fatigue. So you might want to experiment with turning the dial every now and then depending on your mood. [POPSUGAR Fitness] Read more »

What to Eat This Week: Grilled Everything

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This weekend marks the first official barbecue weekend of the year, which means the grills are comin’ out of storage and staying out — so why not use ‘em? This week, we’ve rounded up five veggie-loaded recipes that are one, sure to to make you drool all over the place and, two, guaranteed to get you grilling all week long. From pizza hummus with grilled pesto bread (yes, pizza hummus) to portobello burgers with grilled peaches, we’ve got you covered. Read more »

10 Healthier Cocktails for Your Holiday Weekend

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Memorial Day weekend calls for a few things: sunshine, relaxing, barbecues, and of course, booze. Some cocktails are sneaky though, and can cause you to pack in a boatload of extra calories if you’re not careful. So here, 10 healthier cocktail recipes to help you steer clear of the calorie bombs. Happy drinking!

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Your Weekend Workout Playlist: 20 Songs to Transport You to the Beach

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If you plan on avoiding Instagram all weekend because you don’t think your heart can handle the steady stream of beach photos that are sure to pour in while you’re stuck in this very grey city, where the closest body of water is nothing you’d want to dip your toes into, not to worry, friends! I feel your pain, which is why, for this week’s playlist, I’ve put together a bunch of songs that will surely transport you (and me!) to the beach. At least for the course of your weekend workout. Enjoy!
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WTF: Most People Still (Still!) Don’t Use Sunscreen, Survey Shows

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Not to sound like your mother or anything but, please, please put on some freakin’ sunscreen, people! As Science Daily reports, new research done by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, found that most Americans still — despite images like this! — don’t use sunscreen, like, ever.
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The Checkup: Is This the Miracle Hangover Cure We’ve All Been Looking For?

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• Because it’s a long weekend full of barbecues and beer, and we care: Apparently, Pedialyte — you know, the drink dehydrated, sick children drink? — is loaded with sodium and potassium, making it the perfect morning-after drink when your head is throbbing and your will to live is at the bottom of a Bud Light can somewhere. [Greatist]
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Did You Know You Can Machine Wash Your Dirty Yoga Mat?

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Whether your yoga mat is used on a regular basis or not, it can still get filthy. Think about it: After class you may notice the sweaty proof of your hard work, but what you don’t necessarily see is the dust on the studio floor, the dirt from your feet, and your body’s natural oils and bacteria. Without a second thought, you roll it up and stow it away until next class.
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