I Tried It

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I Tried It: Stroller Me Skinny

What’s a small thing that can make a new mom very happy? (You know, besides tummy time and baby toes and blah, blah, blah…) A […]

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I Tried It: The Color Run (with Photos!)

Where can you find a two-year-old in ski goggles, a bride and her ‘maids (plus the cutest flower girl you’ve ever seen), and 26,000 other […]

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I Tried It: Bowling for Fitness at Sweat Fitness and Frames

A few months back I wrote about the soon-to-open Sweat Fitness & Frames in East Falls. The 10th location of the local gym chain, this […]

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I Tried It: Champagne Sundays at Ploome in Northern Liberties

Ploome, an adorable Pilates studio in NoLibs, might have the most creative fitness classes in the whole city. Last fall, Be Well contributor Kathryn Siegel […]

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I Tried It: Neti Pot for Spring Allergies

April showers bring May flowers, and those damn flowers bring many of us the horror that is seasonal allergies. With pollen coating everything from our […]

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I Tried It: Adult Beginner Ballet at Philadelphia Dance Academy

If I could go back in time and do it over again, I’m not sure I would have ever given up ballet at the age […]

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I Tried It: Lithe Method’s Immersion Series

I first decided to take the Lithe Method plunge when the weather started warming up and I realized I was not (in any way, shape […]

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I Tried It: Pole Dancing at Philly Premier Pole Dance

Back in January, my friend Claire forwarded me a Groupon deal: five pole-dancing lessons at Philly Premier Pole Dance for 25 bucks, tagged with the […]

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I Tried It: Fit Ryde Indoor Cycling in West Chester

When I do a spinning class (rarely), it’s purely for the torture of it. Here’s how this typically goes: After a few months of running, […]

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I Tried It: The Hunger Games Workout at Philadelphia Sports Clubs

There are two things you need to know about me before we begin. First, I am extremely competitive. You know how Monica in Friends is […]

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I Tried It: Nia at Athleta Philly

I first learned of the fitness classes offered at the Athleta store near Rittenhouse Square when a reader tweeted at me about them a few […]

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I Tried It: Body Logic

It started with a LivingSocial deal, as these things often do: $25 for three Body Logic classes. I got a friend buy it, too; we were […]

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I Tried It: Hula Hooping for Grown-ups at Ploome

Truth be told, I’m not a group fitness person. I prefer to blast my iPod  and do my own thing at the gym. But the […]

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I Tried It: Energizing Vinyasa at Wake Up Yoga

What I wanted: A not-too-hard, not-too-easy weekend yoga class that is welcoming, affordable, and near my home. What I tried: The 10 a.m. Energizing Vinyasa […]

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I Tried It: TRX & Abs at the Sporting Club at the Bellevue

What I wanted: A new way to work my abs and trim my arms. What I tried: The 6 p.m. TRX & Abs class at […]