The Checkup: Here’s When Your Sleep Quality Starts to Plummet

• New research published in the journal Neuron found that Delta sleep (that’s restorative sleep, where your brain consolidates memories and clears junk) declines by a whopping 50 percent in some men when they hit their 30s, as compared with their 20s. Women are luckier, seeing more like a 25 percent decline in their 30s. The folks over on Discover break down the why — and how to try your very best to maintain your sleep quality. [Discover]

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FINALLY: SoulCycle Dishes On Its Center City Opening Date — And It’s Soon! 

Photo courtesy SoulCycle

Photo courtesy SoulCycle

UPDATE 3/2: Looks like we’ll have to wait a litttttle bit longer to get our SoulCycle on in Center City. Due to construction issues, the opening date for SoulCycle Rittenhouse has been pushed to Thursday, March 16th.

ORIGINAL: Raise your hand if SoulCycle’s bright-white paint job and branding of their soon-to-come Rittenhouse location at 113 South 16th Street has been taunting you since it went up in November? Same. But I have good news: The indoor cycling studio, known for its 45-minute verrrry sweaty candlelit classes and cult-like following, just let us in on the news of when, exactly, you’ll be able to walk in those doors — finally! — and get your cycle on at their Center City outpost. And psst: It’s really soon.

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Fuel Cycle Fitness Hosting Tons of Free Classes Next Week

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Fuel Cycle Fitness | Photo via Facebook

The folks over at Ardmore’s Fuel Cycle Fitness have a holiday gift for you: On Friday, December 30th, the fitness studio — which offers indoor cycling and boxing, along with a bunch of Spin-and-boxing fusion classes — will be celebrating its one-year anniversary by hosting 14 (!!) free fitness classes. Say it with us: YAYYYY.

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Do This: Epic Spin/Run/Boot Camp/Brunch Workout (With Mimosas!)

Fit Academy | Photo via Facebook

Fit Academy | Photo via Facebook

If you’re feeling a bit blasé about your usual Saturday-morning workout and are looking for a workout that will kick your butt this weekend, you’re in luck: Tomorrow, June 25th, Body Cycle Studio and Fit Academy are teaming up for an epic midday sweat-and-brunch session, including a Spin class, a short run and a boot camp class. Followed by mimosas, of course.
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