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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 […]

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I Tried It: ’80s Ride at Body Cycle Studio (with Photos!)

An ’80s ride? Sounds fun, right? It didn’t to me … at first. Let me clarify: Not only had I sworn myself off spinning after […]

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I Tried It: Great Eastern State Breakout 5K

On Saturday, I ran my first race in three years. I finished it still running, but lost to a bull dog, a toddler, and 368 […]

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I Tried It: Unite Fitness Decathlon

The hardest part of getting ready for the Unite Fitness Decathlon was explaining to all of my friends and family what the hell a decathlon […]

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I Tried It: Acupuncture at Juju Organics Spa

It came as a surprise to me how many of my colleagues are nervous about acupuncture: When I mentioned to them I was trying it […]

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I Tried It: Boot Camp with Jillian Michaels at Sweat AC

I’ll admit I was a tad nervous going in to Jillian Michaels’s boot camp class on Saturday morning at the Sweat AC fitness festival in […]