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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.


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

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A Philly Therapist Wrote a Children’s Book about COVID-19

West Philly counselor and grief expert Jenny Delacruz talks about her new book, Momma, Can I Sleep with You Tonight?

Is All This Screen Time Damaging Your Skin?

Local derms weigh in on whether blue light can harm more than just your eyes.

19 Bike Trails Around Philadelphia That You Need to Try

Fresh air, sunshine and open trails sounds pretty good right about now.

This New Running Challenge Will Help You Explore Philly’s Hidden Gems

Rundiscover starts July 5th.

This Philly-Area Run Coach Has Spent Quarantine — You Guessed It — Logging Miles

A week in the socially distanced life of Vanessa Peralta-Mitchell, run coach and liaison for Girls on the Run.

This Philly Therapist Has Raised More Than $81K to Provide Free Therapy to the Black Community

Saleemah McNeil, founder of Oshun Family Center, is offering free racial trauma counseling to Black folks in and around Philadelphia.


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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.


6 Fit Pros Share the Philly Studios They’ve Been Supporting While at Home

Here are the workout classes local instructors finally got a chance to try from home during quarantine.

These Philly Fitness Studios Are Hosting Outdoor Social Distancing Workouts

A list of local boutique gyms turning to outdoor workouts in the yellow phase.

How Hally Bayer Opened Her Fitness Studio While Living with a Chronic Medical Condition

Hally Bayer shares how she opened Thrive Pilates while managing flare-ups from acute ulcerative colitis.

6 Teletherapy Hacks to Make Your Life Less Stressful

How to keep your at-home teletherapy sessions private and easy.

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This Philly Activist Group Is Hosting Daily Yoga and Meditation for the Local Black Community

Spirits Up! is using movement and mindfulness to help address the trauma of racial injustice.

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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.


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You Can Now Order Pre-Made Healthy Salads on GoPuff

GoPuff and Simply Good Jars have teamed up to deliver ready-to-eat salads (in a jar!) right to your door.

This Penn Med Student Is Balancing Virtual Lectures With At-Home Yoga

Fourth-year Penn Medicine student, Nuvid Bhuiyan, is practicing yoga in between online learning.

Mental Health Resources for the Black Community in Philly

Including where to find a therapist and how to access free therapy.

Philly Boutique Gyms Petition to Reopen in Yellow Phase

Personal training studios in Philly are urging Governor Wolf to separate them from big-box gyms in his phasing plan.

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