The Checkup: The Schuylkill River Has Some Awesome New Riverside Trails in Its Future


Photo via Schuylkill Banks/Facebook

Photo via Schuylkill Banks/Facebook

• If you plan on sticking around Philly for the next few years, you can look forward to many-a trail run along new riverside trails: Last week, the Schuylkill River Development Corporation released their strategic plan for the next four years, and there are some awesome trail additions, with predicted completion dates ranging from this year to 2026, in the works. [Curbed]

• Useful! How to make yourself drool-worthy salads on the daily — without spending your entire paycheck on fancy salad toppings. [Food52]

• Here, how to put out the fire in your mouth after eating something spicy. Hint: Don’t reach for water. [Greatist]

• Science in support of your coffee addiction: Not only can coffee improve performance during a workout, it may also make you more likely to want to work out in the first place. [Refinery29]

• Your guide to buying a protein powder — plant-based options included! — that is actually filled with good-for-you ingredients. [Well + Good]

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