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Meal Prepping and CrossFit Help This Nutrition Consultant Stay On Track

Who I am: Katelan Sottosanti (@onpointkate), 29, from New Jersey What I do: I’m a one-on-one virtual nutrition consultant for OnPoint Nutrition, with clients in the Philadelphia area […]

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Watch This Philadelphia CrossFit Star Compete on The Titan Games

With American Ninja Warrior, NBC found the right formula of insane obstacle courses, compelling contestants (shoutout to our own Najee Richardson), and competitive spirit to […]

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I Was Terrified of CrossFit, But I Love How Much It’s Changed My Body

Changing your body takes hard work, persistence, and dedication. Here’s one local’s story. Want to share your Transformation Story? Email ccunningham@phillymag.com. Who: Courtney Kimmel, 32, a childcare center […]

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9 Mistakes You’re Probably Making While Lifting Weights

We all know spin class alone doesn’t cut it — we need strength training to go along with our cardio. But the thing is, even if […]

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I Do CrossFit 6 Days a Week — Here’s How Much It Changed My Body

Changing your body takes hard work, persistence, and dedication. Here’s one local’s story. Want to share your Transformation Story? Email ccunningham@phillymag.com Who: Alex Coll (@fitlicity), 27, a graphic […]

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I Do Hours of CrossFit a Day. And, Oh Yeah, I’m Also Fighting Cancer.

Welcome to Sweat Diaries, Be Well Philly’s look at the time, energy, and money people invest in pursuit of a healthy lifestyle in Philly. For each Sweat Diary, […]

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I’m a Bartender Who Eats Paleo and Loves CrossFit. Here’s What I Spend on Food and Fitness.

Welcome to Sweat Diaries, Be Well Philly’s look at the time, energy, and money it takes to pursue a healthy lifestyle in Philly. For each Sweat Diary, […]

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An Iraq War Veteran Just Opened a Badass CrossFit Gym in Manayunk

After James Taulbee returned from serving in the Iraq war, he struggled with something many veterans face: PTSD. “After my second tour to Iraq, I had […]

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Graduate Hospital Has a Huge New CrossFit Gym — With a Boutique Yoga Studio Attached

Are there two workouts less alike than CrossFit and yoga? One is high intensity — we picture muscled people flipping giant tires. The other is […]

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How I Lost 35 Pounds — Without Giving Up Ice Cream

Changing your body takes hard work, persistence, and dedication. Here’s one Philadelphian’s transformation story. Want to share yours? Email me at ccunningham@phillymag.com. Who: Alyssa Porambo, 31, […]

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Be Well Philly Gift Guide: 5 Awesome Holiday Gifts for CrossFit Athletes

If you’ve got a CrossFitter in your life and your have zero clue what the heck to get said CrossFitter for the holidays, look no […]

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The Checkup: Here’s How Many Calories a CrossFit Workout Really Burns

• Researchers at Kennesaw State University tested a popular CrossFit workout and noticed an “impressive” calorie burn — to the tune of 261 calories in just 20 […]

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Meet ULiftU, the New Philly Nonprofit Using CrossFit to Change Lives

Earlier this week, I got an email from a guy named Wylie Belasik, pitching me an idea that sounded so smart and cool, I knew […]

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What I Learned After a Year of CrossFit

I joined CrossFit in August 2014 following a visit to my 11-year-old daughter during her first summer at sleep-away camp. I realized, the hard way, […]

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Weekend Guide: This 5K Ends With All-You-Can-Eat BBQ, Philadelphia Dance Day, and More

If at this exact moment, you’re thinking, “I just want to dance,” good news: You can do plenty of dancing (for free!) this Saturday. And […]