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2018 Best Workout Trend

Puppy Yoga

Don’t expect to do a lot of working out in this workout. It’s mostly about animal rescue orgs helping puppies find homes – and puppy snuggles. Lots of puppy snuggles. Popping up at studios like Amrita Yoga & Wellness and OpenBox Athletics. View Profile »

2018 Best Workout That’ll Make You Feel Like Beyoncé

Alexis Rose Xperience


Picture this: The lights go out, the disco ball starts spinning, and “Yoncé” blasts through the speakers. Instructor Alexis Rose Artis leads you step by […] Read more »

2018 Best Workout for People Who Would Rather Be at Brunch

Namaste Nourish


We’ll gladly work out for waffles, especially when they’re turmeric-infused. At this pop-up series, yogi Joanna Da Sylva leads the room through an hour of […] Read more »

2018 Best Two-in-One Workout

BPM Fitness

1808 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, PA Website

The ramped-up spin class and half-hour resistance training circuit give you both the workouts you need – cardio plus strength – neatly packaged into 60 […] Read more »

2018 Best Reason to Work Out at 6 A.M.


6340 Coldwater Canyon Ave, Suite 206, North Hollywood, CA Website

What sounds more enjoyable: setting your alarm for a solo jog through the neighborhood, or setting your alarm for an hour of yoga followed by […] Read more »

2018 Best Midday Workout


The Graham Building, 30 S 15th St, Philadelphia, PA Website

Kudos to anyone who can work out and shower in a single lunch break. For the rest of us, there’s X-Force. The Swedish-designed system of […] Read more »

2017 Best New Workout


Multiple locations Website

The dim lighting and loud music at these sleek studios in Washington Square, Rittenhouse and Bryn Mawr serve a purpose: They hide the winces and […] Read more »

2017 Best Cardio Workout

Incline Running

519 West Lancaster Avenue, Haverford, PA Website

Blaring beats, nightclub lighting, and coaches spouting inspirational mantras magically transform the world’s most dreaded running destination—the treadmill—into a delight. Read more »

2016 Best On-the-Water Activity

SUP Fitness with Aqua Vida

301 South Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA Website

Aqua Vida’s roster of stand-up paddleboard fitness classes (full moon yoga, floating boot camp) gives you plenty of opportunities to sculpt your six-pack. Because nothing […] Read more »

2014 Best Underground Fitness Movement

November Project


This Boston-birthed, social media-fueled fitness movement has taken Philly by storm. Evidence: the more than 100 people who show up each week for its morning […] Read more »

2014 Best Fitness Class for Men

P90X Remix at Gravity Center

400 Horsham Road, Horsham, PA Website

It’s everything you love about the DVDs—core-crushing ab work, killer cardio, mobility-focused conditioning—in a motivating (read: competitive) group setting at this personal training studio inside […] Read more »

2014 Best Cross-Training Workout

Unite Fitness

Locations in Philadelphia and Mount Laurel |  Website

If you’re not utterly exhausted after a 75-minute cross-training class here, you’ve done something wrong. Unite’s coaches mix challenging cardio intervals, strength training and yoga […] Read more »

2014 Best Workout for Moms

Pure Barre

Multiple locations |  Website

There’s a reason all your mommy friends are obsessed with Pure Barre: The workout, done on the ballet barre and mat, entails a series of […] Read more »

2014 Best Underground Fitness Class

November Project


Head to the Art Museum at 6:25 on Wednesday mornings or Franklin Field at the same time on Fridays, and you’ll see a fitness flash […] Read more »

2014 Best Free Workout

Spinning at Body Cycle Studio

1923 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

There are no strings attached: Once a week, you can take a 45-minute spin class and pay absolutely nothing. You can even rinse off in […] Read more »