Fitness Motivation

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Steal These: 12 Philly Fitness Pros Share Their Go-To Motivational Mantras

Tuesdays are hard: The joy of the weekend has worn off and the next weekend is still so. Far. Away. In fact, a LOT of life […]

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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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The Science-Backed Trick to Push Through a Killer Workout When You Really Want to Give Up

We all have those moments when we want to give up in a workout class. It’s hot. Your face feels like it may or may […]

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The Checkup: Your Step-by-Step Guide to Rebound from a Holiday Food Binge

• It’s officially that season: The season where holiday parties — and holiday peppermint cocktails and cookies, too — rule. Here, the healthy step-by-step guide […]

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The Checkup: The Pep Talk Generator You Need to Bookmark Now

• We all have our days (cough, Mondays, cough) when we could use a little Coach Taylor-esque game-day pep talk. In lieu of Coach Taylor, […]

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The Checkup: The Ingredient Swap to Instantly Upgrade Your Lunch Salads

• Forking the same ol’ spinach salad into your mouth day after day after day can eat away at your soul. So if you’ve been […]

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Slow and Steady: Why I Started Running in the Middle of My Battle With Cancer

I was 11 years old when I learned to ride a bicycle. 20 when my elbows touched my knees in my first successful sit-up. 30 […]

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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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The Checkup: Banish Bloat By Filling Your Grocery Cart With These 15 Foods

• Who else ate ALL the Philly Style Bagels this weekend? If you’re feeling a bit bloated, these 15 foods are the answer: From fennel […]

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9 Philly Instagrammers Every Fitness Lover Should Be Following

It has been quite some (two whole years, actually!) since we gave you guys a handy cheat sheet of the best Philly fitness Instagrammers on our […]

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Tina Fey Pens Love Letter to Ronda Rousey, Makes Us Think Twice About How We Value Our Bodies

Yesterday, TIME released its 2016 100 Most Influential People list. Ronda Rousey, UFC badass, made the list, and Tina Fey, Upper Darby native and girl crush […]

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5 Habits of Fit People That You Should Copy

If you’ve ever seen the cover of a fitness magazine, I’m sure you’ve seen headlines that are very similar to “(insert fit celebrity) Reveals Her […]

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The Checkup: The 12 Most Popular Foods at Trader Joe’s in 2015

• Trader Joe’s just released their annual Customer Choice Awards winners, i.e. everything you’ll be putting on your grocery list come Sunday. A few of […]

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How to Convince Yourself to Work Out When You Really (Really!) Don’t Want To

Finding the motivation to exercise isn’t always easy. Of course, everyone wants to look good, but sometimes the promise of a tighter behind or flatter stomach isn’t […]