Best of Philly 2021: Health & Self
BEST OF PHILLY

Best of Philly 2021: Health & Self

Feeling rundown? If the past year has taught us anything, it’s that we need to take care of ourselves. Here’s how.


Guides

13 Philly-Area Chiropractors to See for All That Back and Neck Pain

News

A Woman- and Doctor-Led Birth Control Delivery Service Just Expanded to Pennsylvania

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Guides

Steep Discounts and Really Good Cheese: Your Guide to Cheap Grocery Shopping Around Philadelphia

Find It PhillyWhat you need, when you need it.

Latest Stories

Q&A

How This Solidcore Coach Is De-Stressing and Listening to Her Body in 2020

When she’s not teaching classes, Brianna Williamson is studying for her nursing license exam, cooking, talking daily to her family and friends, and making time to unwind.

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Guides

5 Wellness Resorts to Visit Near Philadelphia When You Seriously Need a Break

All within driving distance from Philly, all with enhanced health and safety plans to keep you well while you unwind.

Guides

Take a Free Election Day Yoga or Meditation Class Instead of Anxiety Spiraling

Local studios are stepping up to help you stay grounded and centered on Election Day with free and donation-based classes.

News

Meet This Year’s Be Well Philly Health Hero Finalists

You can vote now for the winner of the 2020 Health Hero challenge.

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News

6 Philadelphians on the Virtual Tools They’re Using to Stay Centered and Healthy in 2020

From workout apps to Zoom classes, here’s what they’re relying on for wellness throughout the pandemic.

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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.


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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.


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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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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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?

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