10 Coolest Philly Fitness and Foodie Events This Month: December 2016

Photo by J. Fusco for Visit Philadelphia

The South Philly Holiday Lights Run is just one of the festive fitness events going down this month. | Photo by J. Fusco for Visit Philadelphia

’Tis the season for holiday EVERYTHING, folks — including holiday-themed fitness. So naturally, many of this month’s top picks for fitness and foodie events encourage ugly Christmas sweaters and reindeer antlers as gear. Take your pick!

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10 Coolest Fitness and Foodie Events in Philly This Month: October 2016

Wanderlust 108 Brooklyn 2015 | Photo via Wanderlust

Wanderlust 108 Brooklyn 2015 | Photo via Wanderlust

If you’ve been thinking, “How the heck am I going to spend my October?” you can stop thinking about that now — we’ve done all the planning for you. It wasn’t hard, either: This month is filled with awesome fitness events, and a good chunk of them won’t cost you a dime. All you’ve got to do is fill in your calendar!

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How to Get a Copy of the Brand New Be Well Philly Print Issue

be well philly print leadAs we were VERY excited to tell you guys over on Instagram last week: Our 2016 Be Well Philly print issue is here!

Folks who ran the Philly 10K snagged their copy in their race bags this past weekend and Philly Mag subscribers will be getting a copy in the mail with the September issue of the magazine. If you don’t fit into either of those categories and you still want to get your hands on a copy (of COURSE you do!), you’ve come to the right place.

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The Best Fitness and Foodie Events in Philly This Month: August 2016

August is the cheesy romantic novel of months: It’s only really good at the beach. Otherwise, it’s a muggy and sweaty and generally uncomfortable month. And speaking for myself, usually, on any given August day, sweating more is the last thing I want to do. So making a point to fill up my fitness calendar is a must — otherwise I will spend the entire month splayed out on my couch with a pint of Little Baby’s Vegan Iced Tea ice cream resting on my belly.

If you, too, need to fill your fitness life with plans in order to avoid turning into a sloth-like human this month, take note of these 10 awesome fitness and healthy-foodie events happening around town. Happy sweating!

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10 Coolest Fitness and Foodie Events in Philly: June 2016

Floating fitness with Aqua Vida at Spruce Street Harbor Park | Photo via Facebook.

Floating fitness with Aqua Vida at Spruce Street Harbor Park | Photo via Facebook.

The fact that June is somehow already right around the corner blows my mind. Time flies when you’re packing your schedule with fitness fun, it seems. And speaking of packing your schedule with fitness fun, you’ll find our top 10 picks for filling your schedule this month below. Happy sweating, friends! Read more »

10 Coolest Fitness and Foodie Events in Philly: May 2016 

Reach & Raise | Photo via Facebook

Reach & Raise | Photo via Facebook

Get ready to get really busy, people: This month is filled with awesome fitness and foodie events, from a giant outdoor yoga session — with 2,000 yogis! — at Citizens Bank Park to an intimate yoga-and-dinner session with the Yogi’s Table to an International Beer Run, and more. See? We told you you were about to get busy.

And before you scream at us for leaving the Broad Street Run off this list, know: The Broad Street Run is always at the top of our list for May, but we feel like we’ve talked about it enough for one year. Now go ahead and read up, then mark your calendars. Read more »

10 Coolest Fitness and Foodie Events in Philly: April 2016

Beat the Bus | Photo via Facebook

Beat the Bus | Photo by Kyle Cassidy

Holy cow, you guys. Gone are the freezing winter days when you collapsed onto your couch, succumbing to a Grey’s Anatomy marathon because finding an outdoor fitness activity to join in on was just too much of a hassle: Spring has sprung, and about a bazillion fitness and foodie events in Philly — lots of them outdoors! — sprung up with it. Below, our top 10 picks for fitness and foodie events around Philly this month. Read more »

10 Coolest Fitness and Foodie Events This Month: March 2016

The Stroehmann Bakeries Back On My Feet 5-Miler returns on March 26th.

The Stroehmann Bakeries Back On My Feet 5-Miler returns on March 26th.

Surprise! Spring is almost here. It officially arrives on the 20th, and we couldn’t be happier. Celebrate the warming temperatures by bidding your winter hibernation adieu and heading to one of these awesome fitness events. From the Back On My Feet 5-Miler to the Devil Takes the Hindmost Run to a free Mommy and Me Yoga class, we’ve got your calendar more than covered.  Read more »

Save the Date for Be Well Philly Boot Camp 2016!

Be Well Philly Boot Camp 2015 | Photo by Susan Nam

Be Well Philly Boot Camp 2015 | Photo by Susan Nam

Be Well Philly Boot Camp is back for its fifth year! Can you tell we’re kind of, maybe, outrageously excited?

Our annual fitness and wellness event for women will return to the Drexel Recreation Center on Saturday, June 4th, with a whole new lineup of fitness classes, inspirational speakers, chef-led cooking demos, marketplace vendors, a healthy happy hour, all sorts of delicious healthy eats and more. If you’re currently thinking, “That sounds amazing!” then you, my friend, are 100 percent correct. Read more »

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