Mary Clare Fischer

Heath & Wellness Editor

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train and nourish
Be Well Philly

A Private, Women’s-Only Gym Is Opening in East Passyunk

Train and Nourish moves into its own space.

women transformation
Be Well Philly

Here’s the Advice Philly Fitness Instructors Wish They Could Give Their Younger Selves

For this International Women’s Day–themed Transformation story, we asked some Philly women to reflect.

wegmans cheaper
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Is Giant Heirloom Market or Wegmans Cheaper than Sprouts and Trader Joe’s?

We investigated.

BWP Underground Alexis Rose
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See Photos From Our February Pop-Up With Alexis Rose

For the latest BWP Underground event, we hosted Alexis Rose Artis at Independence Live.

tea
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8 Ways To Use Tea as a Self-Care Tool

Philly-based tea consultant Alexis Siemons shares her secrets with us.

compliments
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19 Better Compliments to Give Than ‘Did You Lose Weight?’

Philly nutrition experts give us alternatives to this body-shaming remark.

coaching
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This Grad Student/Fitness Coach/Upstart Instagrammer Has a Lot Going On

Zoe Beausoleil packs her weekly schedule with studying, coaching, and ’gramming.

mind body and bubbly
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Head to This Philly Wellness Festival for Demos From Local Brands

Tickets to Mind, Body, and Bubbly are $20 if you buy before March 2nd.

girls on the run
Be Well Philly

This Local Girls’ Running Program Is Expanding

A $20,000 grant will fund 20 new locations for Girls on the Run Philadelphia.

Glow Bowls
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Reap Wellness Is Launching Grab-And-G0 Salads

You can find the meat-free, gluten-free, dairy-free Glow Bowls at Inspired Brews.

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This South Philly Woman Slimmed Down With a 10-Week Boxing Challenge

CKO Kickboxing’s challenge program inspired Sara Hall to finally stick with an exercise routine.

City Fitness East Market
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City Fitness East Market Is Finally Open

The local gym’s sixth location opened doors to select members today.

early classes
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Where to Find an Early Fitness Class in the Philly Area

Here’s where to get your group exercise sweat on before 6 a.m.

sound bath
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We Went to a Sound Bath and It Was Radical

Local sound artist Luna Maye is using singing bowls to make the meditation experience more accessible.

rare disease
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This Philly-Area Man Wrote a Book About His Bike Ride Across America

Exton athlete Kyle Bryant’s memoir comes out on February 26th.