Splendid and Ella Moss Sample Sale at Unite Fitness Tonight

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A quick PSA for your spring-wardrobe makeover purposes, ladies: Unite Fitness is hosting a sample sale tonight and tomorrow night featuring clothes from Splendid and Ella Moss. You won’t score gym clothes, per se, but this is even better: Splendid will bring comfy, casual clothes to wear over your gym duds—including their ultra soft tees—and Ella Moss will have the whole Rachel Zoe/boho-chic thing going on, for your weekend or Casual Friday needs.

The brands will set up shop at Unite’s Philly location at 12th and Sansom from 4 to 8 p.m. both nights.

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Unite Fitness Is Giving Away 10 Weeks of Free Workouts

unite fitnessIf your workout routine has been feeling a bit blah lately, pay attention: Philly’s Unite Fitness training studio is running a contest right now to give away 10 weeks of free workouts to one lucky winner.

You’ll have access to one of Unite’s personal trainers for one private session a week, and you can take as many group workouts as you’d like, if you win. You can also choose to go through Unite’s three-phase nutrition program if your eating habits need a little rehab.  The contest is aimed at giving you a swift kick in the pants toward a healthier, happier you.

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Unite Fitness Owner to Meditate
for Two Days

gavin mckay meditateOut Unite Fitness owner Gavin McKay is challenging himself to meditate for two whole days in a campaign that will raise funds for Philly’s largest free public meditation center.

McKay and a team of volunteers from Shambhala Meditation Center are participating in a Sit-A-Thon that will help pay for a new building. According to McKay’s crowd-sourcing page, “our community and programs are growing so much that we need a bigger, more proper space to be able to teach more people the way of meditation started by the original Buddha 3.000 years ago.”

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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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What the Heck Is “Carb Cycling”?

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The question in the headline of this post was the exact question that ran through my head when I heard tell of a segment on Action News about something called Carb Cycling. I wondered, first, if it was a new diet for the (non-doping) Lance Armstrongs of the world. But when I clicked and saw a segment featuring Unite Fitness veep and occasional Be Well Philly contributor Juliet Burgh, I knew I had it all wrong.

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Unite Fitness Looking for Family Who Wants to Lose Weight on TV

Gavin McKay of Unite Fitness.

Gavin McKay of Unite Fitness.

Move over Cory Wade Hindorff and Dom Streater, a new Philly reality star is around the bend — a whole family, in fact. Center City’s gay-owned Unite Fitness and local production company Nancy Glass Productions is looking for “unhealthy/overweight families” in Center City to audition for their yet-to-be-titled TV project. The show — which will be nationally aired — will follow the family as Unite Fitness head Gavin McKay and his team help them lose weight and learn to live healthier lifestyles.

Interested or know someone who may be? Go here, or email Nancy Glass Productions directly at NGPFamily@NancyGlassProductions.com.