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A Look Inside Fishtown’s New, Totally Retro Pilates Studio

Over the past 100 years, Pilates — the low-impact exercise developed by Joseph Pilates — has evolved and transformed. Originally used to help rehabilitate folks […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Boutique Strength Training Gyms in Philadelphia

If you’re looking to strength train in a smaller, more intimate setting, look no further. Whether you’re interested in weightlifting, CrossFit, open gym, or cardio-strength […]

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A New Strength Training Gym Is Opening in Graduate Hospital

New gym coming to the neighborhood? We love to see it! Control Lab will officially open on September 20th. In celebration of their launch, the […]

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A SoCal-Inspired Power Yoga and Meditation Studio Is Now Open in Fishtown

Despite a year of challenges, new fitness studios and programs — virtual and outdoor — debuted during the pandemic, showing that Philly’s workout scene is […]

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Chestnut Hill Cycle Fitness Just Leveled Up With an In-Studio Sauna

Last March, Chestnut Hill Cycle Fitness upgraded with a new studio triple the size of their original spot. The following week, they — like all […]

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The Philly Fitness Studios That Closed During the Coronavirus Pandemic

This post has been updated. Since the coronavirus pandemic hit, Philly’s fitness industry — like so many others — has had to pivot again and […]

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Philly Fitness Studios Requiring Proof of Vaccination to Take Class or Go Maskless Indoors

Due to increasing vaccination rates and decreasing COVID-19 cases, the city of Philadelphia announced that vaccinated folks — as of June 11th — can go […]

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The Owner of Self Embodiment Fitness Finds Balance with Meal Prepping and Consistent Routines

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 […]

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How Philly Fitness Studios Plan to Stay Afloat While Their Doors Are Closed for Another Month

When Governor Wolf announced that 12 Southeastern Pennsylvania counties — including Philadelphia, Montgomery, and Bucks — would be moving to the green phase on June […]

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6 Fit Pros Share the Philly Studios They’ve Been Supporting While at Home

During the coronavirus lockdown, most fitness instructors in the Philly area pivoted to teaching online, keeping many of their class schedules fairly busy despite the […]

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Philly Boutique Gyms Petition to Reopen in Yellow Phase

Even though Philadelphia moved into the yellow phase this past Friday, local fitness studios are still feeling defeated. Gyms, regardless of square footage and client […]

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Here Are All the Businesses That Have Received Money from Philly’s Coronavirus Relief Fund So Far

The City of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC) just released lists of all of the local businesses that have received money from […]

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How 5 Philly-Area Gyms Are Handling Memberships During COVID Closures

Just about seven weeks ago, Tom Wolf closed gyms and other non-essential businesses due to the escalating coronavirus outbreak. Even though Wolf has recently outlined […]

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Here’s What the Philly Fitness Community Is Doing to Support Essential Workers

If you’re a Philly-area studio or instructor doing something to help essential workers, email lbrzyski@phillymag.com so we can add you to the list! Ever since […]

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ClassPass Is Helping Fitness Studios Amid Coronavirus Closures … Sort Of

This post has been updated. Note: We are not disclosing the names of fitness studios who contributed sentiments about their experiences with ClassPass. The anonymity […]