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A New Strength Training Gym Is Opening in Graduate Hospital

Control Lab officially opens on September 20th, with free classes Monday through Wednesday.


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The Pandemic Forced Big Changes in the Philly Fitness World. Where Does It Go From Here?

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Here Are This Year’s 10 Health Hero Challenge Semifinalists

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Best of Philly 2021: Health & Self

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How Philly BIPOC-Owned Gyms Are Getting a Boost From Comcast During the Pandemic

The Comcast RISE program is focused on helping Philly-area small businesses hit hardest by the pandemic with free advertising, technology upgrades, and grants.

Guides

Where to Play Bocce Ball Around Philadelphia

Your guide to the courts, leagues and members-only spots for playing ball.

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Six Fruit Trees to Grow in Your Philadelphia Back Yard

Growing fruit-bearing plants is easier than you might think – even if you have a small backyard. Here are some varieties that do well in the Philadelphia region.

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6 of the Most Peaceful Places to Hike in and Around Philly

We polled local outdoor enthusiasts for their favorite places to clear their heads in nature.

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How Taking Shockingly Cold Showers Helps Steamroll My Anxiety

Level-up your meditations with Philly’s latest trend: breathing your way through bone-chilling water.

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A “Retro-Inspired” Roller Rink Is Coming to Dilworth Park

Get moving on the new outdoor installation, opening April 30th.


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6 of the Most Peaceful Places to Hike in and Around Philly

6 of the Most Peaceful Places to Hike in and Around Philly

We polled local outdoor enthusiasts for their favorite places to clear their heads in nature.

Biking Was Big in Philly Even Before the Pandemic. Then the Past Year Sent it Skyrocketing

Biking Was Big in Philly Even Before the Pandemic. Then the Past Year Sent it Skyrocketing

Philly’s cycling scene has been growing for years. Now, record numbers of newbies are turning to biking for exercise, travel, and access to the great outdoors.


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Registration for the Philadelphia Distance Run Opens Monday

The half marathon and 5K is currently set to be open to 4,500 participants — which means you’ll have to move, ahem, fast to snag a spot.

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Old City’s New “Immersive” Indoor Cycling Studio Offers a Cinematic Experience

Take a sneak peek inside BFit4Life before its mid-April opening.

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Where to Find Outdoor Workouts in Philly This Spring

Now that the weather’s finally warming up, it’s the perfect time to exercise in the open air.

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The Ultimate Guide to Staying in Yurts and Cabins in Pennsylvania State Parks

From how to pick a spot to must-pack essentials to the wildlife you’ll encounter, here’s everything you need to know to have a great woodsy getaway.

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8 Reasons You’ll Love Shopping at the New Giant Riverwalk Store

For starters, it has a Mission Taqueria inside.

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Where to Find Free Tennis and Pickleball Courts Around Philadelphia

Where to Find Free Tennis and Pickleball Courts Around Philadelphia

All the no-commitment places to practice your serve, mapped.

The 8 Best Facial Treatments to Get in Philly After Wearing a Mask All Year Long

The 8 Best Facial Treatments to Get in Philly After Wearing a Mask All Year Long

Maskne, be gone! These local treatments will help you flaunt the skin you’ve been hiding.


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10 Philly-Based Skin Care Brands to Shop Right Now

Love skin care? These Philly-made serums, masks, balms and scrubs are ready for a spot in your routine.

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Biking Was Big in Philly Even Before the Pandemic. Then the Past Year Sent it Skyrocketing

Philly’s cycling scene has been growing for years. Now, record numbers of newbies are turning to biking for exercise, travel, and access to the great outdoors.

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Real Philly Therapists on the Worst Mental Health Advice and Trends They’ve Seen on TikTok

The video app has a lot of people giving out free mental health advice — not all of it good. Here, local experts help us break down the most damaging trends.

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Meet the Philly Start-Up That Will Recycle (Almost) All of Your Junk

From cutting boards to curtains to K-cups, Rabbit Recycling is here to make you feel a little bit better about all the stuff you need to throw out.

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