Suburbanites, get ready to be VERY sore: Unite Fitness, the Midtown Village fitness studio known for their signature three-part workout that includes cardio intervals, strength training and a yoga recovery, just gave us word that they are bringing their workout to the Main Line, with a new location opening at 707 West Lancaster Avenue in Wayne. Read more »
Rittenhouse has gotten quite the influx of fitness studios this year — CKO Kickboxing, CorePower Yoga, RippedPHL, Joltin’ Jabs, and Orangetheory Fitness — and here’s another one to add to the list: Midtown Village’s Unite Fitness is opening a new location at 26 South 20th Street, with doors slated to open this summer. Read more »
As everyone who joined in on last night’s Be Well Philly Underground event knows, the folks at Unite Fitness are awesome. So imagine my excitement when I got an email from MSC Retail saying the fitness studio, which currently has two locations, is looking for 3,000 to 4,000 square-foot spaces to expand in both Center City and the Main Line. After I squealed for a second, I reached out to Unite Fitness owner Gavin McKay to see what he could tell us.
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Thank goodness for spring weather, am I right? Yesterday evening, a bunch of Be Well Philly Undergrounders gathered at the fountain in Logan Square for this month’s Be Well Philly Underground event, the Ben Franklin Parkway Challenge with Unite Fitness. And we seriously could not have asked for better weather.
It was the perfect day for a sweat session — and folks worked really hard, and got really sweaty. For the workout, our friends at Unite Fitness — trainers Gavin, Brett and Austin — led two teams on a two-mile cross-training challenge, running from the fountain at Logan Square up the Ben Franklin Parkway to the Art Museum steps and back down to Logan Square Cafe. Read more »
In case you haven’t checked the weather forecast today, we’re in for temperatures in the low 60s. The sixties, people! To celebrate the warmer — and way more outdoor-workout-friendly — weather, a couple of Philly studios are offering free (!!) outdoor workouts tonight. Check ‘em out below. Read more »
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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Lest you ever mistakenly convince yourself that burpees are kid’s stuff — say, once you complete our 110-Burpee Challenge — consider this a reminder that there are always ways to make an exercise harder. This particular burpee variation, performed wordlessly and skillfully by Unite Fitness coach Sandy Sweeney, requires serious focus, control and strength. Bravo, Sandy, bravo. Read more »
If your New Year’s Resolution—you know, the one where you vowed to finally, finally be more mindful of what you eat—went down the drain about a week ago (because pizza), here’s your chance to jump back on the wagon: Starting January 26th, the folks at Unite Fitness are leading a seven-day carb cleanse challenge.
If a serious sweat session followed by a killer brunch is your idea of an awesome date, listen up: Unite Fitness is hosting a Valentine’s Day singles event that doubles as a workout and match-making mix-and-mingle for fitness-focused singles.
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