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How I Went From Never Working Out to Exercising 378 Times Last Year

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: Dija Atta (@goalgetterdija), 39, a pharmaceutical […]

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My Top 5: Philly Fitness Instagrams for Instant Motivation

Instagram, for me at least, is a never-ending scroll of photos featuring everything I love — baby animals, feminism, food, and beauty. It can also be a […]

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What I Learned After I Finally (Finally!) Started Working Out

I think we can all agree that 2016 has been a pretty strange year. While I don’t ever stick to my New Year’s resolutions (because, […]

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Monday Motivation: Man With Rare Disability Abandons Wheelchair to Tackle Climb Up Rocky Steps 

If you were just thinking, “Ugh, ugh, ugh, this week is a freakin’ mountain and I don’t know how I’m going to climb it,” (same, […]

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New Nike Video Proves Kevin Hart Is the Definition of Fitness Goals 

Over the summer, we noticed that Philly native Kevin Hart was killing the fitness game on Instagram: He is a big fan of the gym […]

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If Exercise Feels Like Work, You’re Doing It Wrong

“Do I look fat? I went out to dinner last night and ended up having a bite of the chocolate lava cake. Okay, maybe two […]

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5 Philly Fitness Pros on the Life-Changing Moment They Decided to Care About Their Health

Here at Be Well Philly, we talk to a lot of people who work in the world of health and wellness: trainers, juicers, running-club founders, and […]

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PSA: Kevin Hart’s Instagram Is a Goldmine of Hilarious Fitness Motivation

The other day, I came across an Instagram video of Philly-raised comedian Kevin Hart jump-roping in a Rocky-esque grey sweatsuit while reciting a mini motivational […]