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From Cavities to Stress-Grinding, the Pandemic Has Been Hell on Our Teeth

Offices closed down. Massive PPE shortages. Dentists have been up against a lot during this past year. So are you ready to get back in the chair?


Running vacation
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The Best Philly-Area Running Getaways to Try If You Miss Traveling for Races

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This Student-Run Food Rescue Program Delivers 100,000 Pounds of Food to Philadelphians Per Week

Guides

6 Delish Local Meal Delivery Services Making Nutritious Eating Easier

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dentistry during covid-19
Longform

From Cavities to Stress-Grinding, the Pandemic Has Been Hell on Our Teeth

Offices closed down. Massive PPE shortages. Dentists have been up against a lot during this past year. So are you ready to get back in the chair?

Running vacation
Guides

The Best Philly-Area Running Getaways to Try If You Miss Traveling for Races

Pack your bags and head to one of these local getaway destinations that are low on drive time and high on scenic running paths.

News

This Student-Run Food Rescue Program Delivers 100,000 Pounds of Food Per Week

Sharing Excess is nimble enough to fill in the gaps in Philly’s large-scale efforts to capture food waste and fight hunger.

Q&A

A Week in the Life of Fitness Trainer and Health-Care Worker Lonnie Perry

When he’s not working with patients at CHOP or training clients with Get In Lon Fitness, Perry stays energized with smoothies and black bean burgers from local spots, plus meditating and burning sage once a week.

Guides

6 Delish Local Meal Delivery Services Making Nutritious Eating Easier

Here’s where you can turn the next time you need a break from the kitchen.

Q&A

A Week in the Life of Trainer Jordan Deane, Who Launched a Virtual Studio Amid the Pandemic

From teaching kids’ fitness classes to training clients through CUTLOOSE, Deane is often on the move — but he also makes time for plenty of rest, reflection and hydration.


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Philly Fitness Studios Offering Online Workouts That You Can Stream at Home

Philly Fitness Studios Offering Online Workouts That You Can Stream at Home

Stay in touch with your favorite local studios via their social media and streaming platforms.


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Philly’s No More Secrets Is Opening a New “Menstrual Hub” in Germantown

The brick-and-mortar location, The SPOT Period, will provide support for underserved populations and continue the work to end period poverty.

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How Philly Is Learning to Ditch Dieting and Evolve Our Relationship With Food

With an overarching goal to have a healthier mindset around nutrition, we’re working on eating — and living — guilt-free.

Local nutrition and dietitian pros Cristina Hoyt, Alexis Newman, and Liz McMahon share their best at-home tips.
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12 Nutrition Tips from Local Pros to Help You Eat Better at Home

From flexible planning to “sitting and savoring,” these easy-to-implement tips will help you eat more mindfully and nutritiously.

News

Say Goodbye to the Rock ‘n’ Roll Half, and Hello to the Return of the Philadelphia Distance Run

The iconic race was beloved by locals and elite runners alike in the ’80s and ’90s. Now the annual event is back under the guidance of local organizers, who have big plans for it.

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Reach Opens the Factory, a Huge New Rock-Climbing Gym in Bridgeport

Combined with sister facility Reach Climbing and Fitness, the Factory is the largest rock-climbing and training center in the area.

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Which Doctors’ Appointments Should You Be Keeping Right Now?

Which Doctors’ Appointments Should You Be Keeping Right Now?

In the time of coronavirus, health care must be more adaptable than ever. Here’s what you need to know.


Empty shop in residential historic building
News

Gyms and Restaurants Can Apply for COVID-19 Relief Through This City Program

The application is open until February 9th, and eligible business applications will not be reviewed until after the final deadline.

News

Meet the Man on a Mission to Make Triathlons Cool

Soj Jibowu started Cherry Hill-based Varlo Apparel to bring representation to the triathlon and cycling apparel space and to share his love of the sport with as many people as possible.

winter running Philadelphia
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The Best Trails to Run Around Philly During Winter

Neither cold temperatures nor a little snow will stop Philly runners.

Q&A

A Peek at the Fitness and Skin-Care Routines of Flyers Host Andrea Helfrich

When she’s not working as the in-arena host for the Philadelphia Flyers, Helfrich is recording her podcast and relaxing with an impressive array of candles.

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