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The Checkup: How to Tweak Your Workouts to Bust Through a Fitness Plateau 

• There is nothing worse than sticking to your gym schedule with the same level of commitment Kylie Jenner applies to her lip-plumping game (that’s […]

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The Checkup: The Expert-Backed Case for Skipping Your Workout Today (Really!)

• If you’re just re-kick-starting your commitment to your New Year’s resolution of getting fit, do know, you don’t need to hit the gym every […]

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How to Stick to Early-Morning Workouts (For Real!)

Philly’s November Project tribe is a grassroots workout group — one of dozens of other free November Project workout groups in cities around the world […]

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The Checkup: WTF Is Macrocycle Training? (And Should You Be Doing It?)

• Already abandoned your New Year’s goal of hitting the gym three times a week? Well, macrocycle training — a more big-picture, year-long approach to fitness […]

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My Top 5: Philly Fitness Gems Every Fitness Lover Should Know About

When you think of fitness in this city (or any city, really), it’s likely that Lululemon Athletica comes to mind. We all need leggings with perfectly […]

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5 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Foam Roller

Sure, we’re all obsessed with our boutique Flywheel, CorePower and SoulCycle classes, but there is one less-glamourous (more budget-friendly) activity that can make a huge […]

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The Checkup: The Unexpected Item Every Fitness Addict Needs

• After spending a good three years reading up on everything fitness just about every day, there is little advice I haven’t read before. But […]

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Wait, Wait, Wait — Should We All Be Working Out Without Music?!

The other day, I was chatting with a runner friend who mentioned she doesn’t run with music. My jaw dropped. I asked, “WHY, oh, whyyyyy?” […]

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The One Piece of Advice That Has Completely Changed My Workout Life

“You’ve got to find those half-hours and you have to schedule them in ink and make them non-negotiable.” That’s the exact advice fitness queen Jillian […]

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The Checkup: The Body Part You Should Be Working Out (But Aren’t)

• When was the last time you thought about working out your ankles? Never? Thought so. Time to change that: Spending just a few minutes […]

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My Top 5: Awesome Outdoor Workout Spots in Philly (With Workouts for Each!) 

While the sun seems a bit reluctant to shine these days, all other signs say outdoor workout season has arrived: Dilworth Park has had their […]

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What Your Squat Form Says About You (Hint: It’s Probably Not Good)

Like personality types, there are many different variations of squat form — and many prove what not to do when performing a squat. The good […]

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Jillian Michaels Tells Us Why 30-Minute Workouts Are All You Need

If you’ve watched trainer Jillian Michaels’ reality show Just Jillian, then you know: She is one busy lady. (If you haven’t seen the show, you […]

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6 Mistakes That Are Sabotaging Your Fitness Results

You put your time in at the gym and eat right. You strength train and do cardio. But still, you’re not seeing results. You’ve been […]