The Wall Cycling Studio to Host Rooftop Spin (Yes, Rooftop Spin) This Summer

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Before I say this, let it be known: I love me a good spin class. But there’s just something about posting up on a bike for an hour in an indoor — often dark — studio with a bunch of men and women who are sweating their faces off onto the carpet with you that just feels sort of blah, you know?

And that’s why, when Juliet Sabella of Manayunk’s The Wall Cycling Studio let us know the studio would be hosting a rooftop spin (yes, rooftop spin) series this summer, my eyes lit up big time. No offense to all the fellow spin-class takers out there, but a view of something other than someone else’s sweaty, pained face — the sky, at that!— is something I could very much get down with.

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Free Spin Classes for Hot Chocolate 15K/5K Runners

The Wall Cycling Studio | Photo by Kara Laufer

The Wall Cycling Studio | Photo by Kara Laufer

If you’re running the Hot Chocolate 15K/5K on Saturday, hold on to your bib after you cross the finish line. The Wall Cycling Studio in Manayunk is offering free indoor cycling classes to Hot Chocolate runners all next week, but you need your entry bib to score the deal.  Read more »

Post-Workout Happy Hour with The Wall and Winnie’s LeBus Starts Today

winnie's lebusIn case you needed a little more motivation to get your butt to that midweek spin class, here’s something that’ll sweeten the pot. Beginning tonight, the Wall Cycling Studio in Manayunk is hosting a weekly Healthy Hour at Winnie’s Le Bus after its Wednesday night classes. Getting a great workout and then indulging in some guilt-free drinks? Sounds like solid Hump Day plans to me.

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Open Call: Six Weeks of Free Fitness with FYI Philly’s Spring Fitness Challenge

fyi phillyGuys, I had an INTENSE week of fitness last week. In addition to my normal rotation of activities (yoga, running, rock climbing—anyone else belong to Go Vertical?), I also tacked on classes at three of my favorite local fitness studios.

Why would I do such an insane thing? It was all in the name of research. And TV. Because, duh, TV.

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