Fitness

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You Can Get Customized Workouts From This Bucks County Personal Trainer for $65 a Month

When Tracy Bray first started seriously working out, she did it to change her body. While backpacking in America (Bray is British) in her early […]

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6 Ways to Work Out Down the Shore This Summer

Headed down the Shore for the summer? Here’s where to find Jersey Shore beach workouts including spinning, barre, yoga, and more. Bootcamp The class: Beach […]

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The Best Deodorants for Your Workouts, From Philly Pros

When we go all in during a fitness class, there are both positives and negatives. Benefit: We feel accomplished. Drawback: We get sweaty. Really sweaty. […]

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The Best Sports Bras for Your Fitness Activities, According to the Pros

Can we all agree that bras are one of the most difficult pieces of clothing to shop for? Not only is your size typically vastly […]

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Reconnecting With Her Faith Helped This Fitness Blogger Recover From an Eating Disorder

I’ve been athletic and in sports my entire life. I really enjoyed working out, but I never felt like I was truly healthy. I wasn’t […]

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Be Well Philly Is Launching an Exclusive Membership

We are an old publication — one of the oldest of our kind. Philly mag journalists have observed and chronicled this bumpy, quirky city for more […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Gyms Around Philadelphia

Philadelphia isn’t Los Angeles, where working out seems to be mandatory. It’s not New York, where folks who aren’t instructors choose to do regular two-a-days. Instead, we think […]

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Center City Is Getting an Indoor Pool With Lap-Swimming Memberships

When I signed up for the Nike Women’s Half-Marathon while I was in college, I was a bit terrified. I’d been an amateur, three- to- […]

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Here’s the Advice Philly Fitness Instructors Wish They Could Give Their Younger Selves

You know all those glow-up posts going around a while back? The ones that made you remember why you tend to avoid looking at pictures of […]

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Where to Find an Early-Morning Fitness Class in the Philly Area

This post has been updated. If you are not a morning person, you are probably envious of morning people. We at Be Well have this […]

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These 10 Black Women Are Transforming Philly’s Fitness Scene

Whether they’re entrepreneurs, yoga instructors, or mental health experts, black women are shaking up the health and wellness landscape in Philly. Here are 10 who should […]

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How This Ardmore Fitness Entrepreneur Came to Terms With Her Chronic Disease

Want to share your Transformation story? Email mfischer@phillymag.com. Who: Jen Cohen Crompton, 36, @jencocrompton, entrepreneur and co-owner of Fuel Cycle Fitness from the Havertown/Ardmore area Why I wanted […]

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Registration for New Women-Only Race in King of Prussia Opens Today

2018 was known across mass media as the “year of the woman.” (Cheers to the #MeToo movement and a record number of women heading to […]

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How Philly’s Resident Spider-Man Went From a Nervous Kid to a Backflipping Superhero

Want to share your Transformation Story? Email mfischer@phillymag.com. Who I am: Dan Reilly (@subwayspidey), Philly’s resident Spider-Man, 20   View this post on Instagram   A post shared […]

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This Fitness Festival Is Offering $7 Yoga, Barre, Pilates, and HIIT Classes

Philly’s got plenty of fitness festivals to choose from — the Good Fest, the Positivity Charge, the new Unconventional Wellness Festival, our very own Be […]