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I Tried It: Aerial Yoga Foundations at Kaya Aerial Yoga

Let me just start off by saying that I am petrified of heights. Like, “why-did-you-pick-me-up-two-inches-off-the-ground-put-me-back-right-now” kind of petrified. It’s not that I don’t like being […]

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I Tried It: SUP Yoga on the Schuylkill River

I don’t like water sports. Not one bit. I developed this distaste circa age five when, during my weekly YMCA swim lesson, we learned how […]

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I Tried It: Beginner’s Belly Dancing at Studio 1831

I’ll let you guys in on a little secret: I regularly convince myself that I am totally capable of doing things that I don’t actually […]

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I Tried It: 3 Fitness Apps for My Apple TV

My crack-like addiction to Walter White and Jesse Pinkman enticed me to buy an Apple TV earlier this year. But once I blew through all […]

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I Tried It: Cooking Lesson at Clean Your Plate with Christina Dimacali

I don’t think chef Christina Dimacali realized what she was in for when I signed on for one of her cooking classes. “I’m a beginner,” […]

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I Tried It: The Great 30-Day Yoga Challenge

It’s an unseasonably warm Monday evening, and even warmer inside the studio at DIG Yoga in Queen Village. I’m hiding in the back near the […]

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I Tried Both: Spinning at Flywheel Philadelphia and Body Cycle Studio

This summer was my first in Philly, and as the new girl to the local fitness scene, I couldn’t pinpoint Philly’s it exercise right off the […]

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I Tried It: SurfSET Fitness Indoor Surfing Workout

I’ve been DYING to try SurfSET fitness ever since I saw it featured on Shark Tank (it’s a guilty pleasure, alright!) back in 2012. For […]

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I Tried It: Penn Medicine’s Med School Boot Camp

Last week, when I learned I would be checking out a summer camp at Penn Medicine, I have to admit I was slightly disturbed at […]

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I Tried It: Outdoor Yoga Atop a 45-Story Building in Center City

Outdoor yoga on the beach, outdoor yoga at the park, outdoor yoga on the patio … Yes, folks, outdoor yoga classes are all the rage […]

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I Tried It: House Party Fitness at Philly Dance Fitness

This past Monday, I let loose, house-party style. Wait, I should clarify. (Hi, mom!) I didn’t exactly go to a full-fledged, out-of-control house party, but […]

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I Tried It: Trampoline Fitness at Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park

Before last Friday, I hadn’t jumped on a trampoline since I was a kid. Our neighbors growing up had one in their backyard, and I […]

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I Tried It: Trapeze Workshop at Philadelphia School of Circus Arts

Coordination has, um, never been my thing. I can hardly make it through the day without tripping at least once, so I don’t know what […]

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I Tried It: Ballroom Dancing Like Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence in Silver Linings Playbook

As I watched the always-lovely Jennifer Lawrence sweep down the red carpet at Sunday’s Golden Globe awards, I couldn’t help but wonder: How long did […]

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I Tried It: Wheelchair Basketball with the Magee Sixers (Slideshow)

Of the four sports I played in high school, basketball was by far my favorite. (Track, softball and field hockey were the others, in case […]