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How I’m Learning (and Accepting) That It’s Okay to Skip a Gym Day

When I first picked up a regular workout routine, I reaped the physical and mental benefits of getting into shape. I reveled in the endorphins and […]

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City Fitness’s Center City Location Will Have a … Co-Working Space?

A few weeks ago, we told you guys about City Fitness’s plans to open a 40,000-square-foot fitness club at 18th Street and JFK Boulevard in Center […]

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Taylor Swift Perfects Weird (and Hilarious) Walk to Avoid Being Seen After a Gym Session 

As anyone else whose face turns the color of a freshly painted fire engine during even the least strenuous of physical activity knows, there is […]

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City Fitness Opening Giant 40,000-Square-Foot Location in Center City 

My house is about 800 square feet and I bring this up because, when City Fitness’s marketing director Tom Wingert told me that the gym […]

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Why Getting Hit on at the Gym Is Actually the Worst

The other day, a friend of mine posted a Facebook status about getting hit on at the gym. She wasn’t flattered, she was frustrated. She […]

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The Checkup: The Piece of Gym Equipment That’s Way Germier Than a Toilet Seat

• You are about to do so much cringing. A new study examined bacteria samples from gym equipment at large fitness chains around the country […]

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City Fitness Opening New Gym (and Juice Bar!) on Fishtown’s Frankford Avenue

Get this, you guys: City Fitness is setting up shop on Frankford Avenue in Fishtown, and they’re building a brand new gym that will have […]

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The Checkup: 10 Podcasts You Can Listen to While Working Out

• A podcast? While you work out? Yup. I often listen to Radiolab while I run, believe it or not, so I’m taking this list […]

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Youfit Gym Set to Open in Olney

South Florida-based gym chain Youfit is set to open its first Pennsylvania location right in our own backyard. The new 20,000-square-foot outpost will be located […]

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Be Well Workout of the Week: Get in and Out of the Gym in 30 Minutes

For the workout this week, put 30 minutes on the clock and get ready to complete the following seven-move circuit as many times as you […]

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David Barton Gym Scraps Plans for 15th and Walnut Location

Looks like the New York-based David Barton Gym won’t be coming to 15th and Walnut after all. And the LA Fitness gym currently in that […]

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What the Heck Is That?: The Forgotten Gym Equipment You Should Be Using

You’ve seen it: the bands, steps, pulleys and other strange equipment gathering dust in the corner of the gym. You’ve probably even wondered (out loud, […]

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New Gym in South Philly: Introducing 12Fit at the Marine Club

Yesterday, our friends over on Philly Mag’s Property blog gave us the heads up that a new gym, 12Fit Spa and Gym, veeeery quietly opened in South […]

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The Checkup: 8 Things You Do at the Gym That Are Total Time Wasters

• Warning: You could be wasting serious time on a workout that isn’t giving you much in return. Boost your gym smarts with these tips […]

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How to Save Serious Cash on a New Gym Membership

Yesterday we gave you some pretty solid tips on how to pick the best gym or fitness studio for your goals. So now that you’ve […]