The Checkup: The Case for Drinking Ice-Cold Water (Hint: Your Waistline Will Thank You)

• The argument for filling your work water cup up with ice cubes? Sipping on cold water forces your body to work harder to warm it up once you swallow. Your body working harder means you’re burning more calories (by literally doing nothing), and those calories add up — to nearly 500 more calories burned per week, to be exact. [Women’s Health]

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Flywheel Launching New Lunch-Break-Friendly Class with Free Sweetgreen 

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Photo via Facebook

You know when you tell yourself you’re going to get your lunch-break workout on, but then 11:30 a.m. rolls around and you’re already buried in work and dreaming about your couch and you just know that if you slip away from your desk for an hour, your couch time is going to be delayed by an hour so you skip your workout? Well, Flywheel has created a 30-minute condensed version of their signature 45-minute Spin class that pretty much nips that workout-skipping problem in the bud. After all, what’s 30 minutes? Read more »

How to Get Tons of Free Flywheel Classes

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Photo via Facebook

Good news, Flywheel fans! The Center City studio at 1521 Locust Street just put in some brand spankin’ new bikes and to celebrate, they’ll be doling out free classes to both existing riders and new riders throughout the rest of August.

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This Sounds Awesome: Free Flywheel, Yoga, and Juice February 27th

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Photo via Facebook/Lululemon Athletica Wayne

If you’ve never hopped on a Flywheel bike before, here’s your chance (and it sounds pretty darn sweet): On Friday, February 27th, Flywheel is teaming up with the folks at Lululemon Athletica Wayne to bring you Fly and Flow, an evening of free spin, yoga, and margaritas. In other words, the best happy hour ever.  Read more »

5 Fitness Classes Guaranteed to Get All Your Frustrations Out

November Project at Lemon Hill | Photo via November Project Philadelphia Facebook

November Project at Lemon Hill | Photo via November Project Philadelphia Facebook

Regardless of what it is that’s making you want to punch a pillow right this second — your boss, the fact that you spent $60 on scratch-off lottery tickets and didn’t win a dime, that dumb groundhog predicting six more weeks of winter — we’ve got something to help you unwind: five fitness classes that are guaranteed to get all of your frustrations out. Check them out below.
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RSVP Now for Shake Shack’s 2nd Annual Winter Duathlon 

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Shake Shack’s 2nd Annual Winter Duathlon, hosted by the folks of Shack Track and Field, is headed our way February 18th, and you are going to want to reserve your spot right this second—trust us.

According to Shack Track and Field’s Facebook page, the event kicks off at 7:45 p.m. with a free Flywheel class in Center City. After getting your spin on, you’ll take a two-mile run to the University City Shack, where you’ll get your grub on—because hellooo, after all that spinning and running, you totally deserve some cheese fries. Oh, and did I mention your first drink is on them? I told you you were going to want to RSVP, stat.

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