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Guides

15 Health-and-Wellness Gifts to Buy in Philly Now

Support local businesses and impress your friends and family with these thoughtful gifts ranging from fitness classes to candles and bath salts.


News

This Local Author Thinks Understanding “Physical Intelligence” Can Help You Regulate Your Emotions

Guides

20 Places Near Philadelphia Where You Can Get Your Christmas Tree

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Best of Philly 2020: Health and Self

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Guides

10 Scenic Fall Foliage-Filled Hikes Near Philadelphia

Soak up stunning vistas during a walk or hike at these local spots, all within 45 minutes of the city.

Q&A

This Physician Assistant Begins Each Morning Feeding Her Chickens

When Jessica DeLuise isn’t tending to her five chickens or working at AFC Urgent Care, she’s whipping up healthy recipes as The Wellness Kitchenista.

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Q&A

Rising Star Gabe Stone Shayer on Breaking Stereotypes as a Black Male Ballet Dancer

The Philly native was recently promoted to soloist at American Ballet Theatre, one of the most distinguished ballet companies in the world.

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Guides

10 Philadelphia-Area Farms for Pumpkin Picking and Outdoor Fall Fun

Check out these delightful local pumpkin patches where you can stock up on fall gourds while staying socially distant.

Q&A

This Warminster Gym Owner and Trainer Teaches 18 Classes a Week

When he’s not sweating it out at his studio, Tony Bria is spending time with his family and having silly dance parties with his kids.

Opinion

When the World Around Me Moves Too Fast, I Look Up

No, literally — I sky gaze to help me slow down and stay present.


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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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Guides

Woodsy Airbnb Cabins Near Philly That You Can Book for Your Next Hiking Getaway

All around a two-hour drive from Philadelphia.

Guides

We Mapped All the Places You Can Get a Flu Shot in Philadelphia

Flu season is upon us. Here’s where you can get the vaccine in Philly.

Q&A

A South Philly Native’s Journey to Becoming a WNBA Player

Kamiah Smalls always imagined what it would be like to play in the WNBA. Despite COVID-19, she’s finally making her dream a reality.

Opinion

I’m Running the Broad Street 10-Miler This Weekend. But I Already Got my Medal.

Is running a race “virtually” the same thing as running a race?

News

This ER Doctor Wants to Help Make Medicine More Compassionate

Meet Naomi Rosenberg, one of our 2020 Health Hero semi-finalists.

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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.


News

This Urban Farm Director Wants Philly to Prioritize Food Access and Green Space

Meet Meg DeBrito, one of our 2020 Health Hero semi-finalists.

News

Unite Fitness Is Turning the 23rd Street Armory into a Huge Socially-Distanced Gym

The local boutique fitness studio is transforming the 14,000-square-foot building into a group workout space for 24 attendees at a time.

News

Here’s Why You’re Suddenly Seeing 305 Fitness Pop Up in Philly

The New York-based dance cardio workout is switching to a certification model to be more nimble during the pandemic.

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9 Gorgeous Orchards for Apple Picking Within an Hour Drive of Philly

Apple picking is a must-do for your fall bucket list.

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