Fitness Archives - Philadelphia Magazine

Fitness

Be Well Philly

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 […]

Be Well Philly

These Philly Fitness Studios Are Hosting Outdoor Social Distancing Workouts

As the weather gets warmer and Philly gyms are still closed, several local fitness boutiques are taking matters into their own hands while the city […]

Be Well Philly

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 […]

Be Well Philly

15 Black Fitness and Health Pros in Philly to Follow on Instagram

As protests and riots for the Black Lives Matter movement are filling the streets of Philadelphia, one of the simplest ways to support the Black […]

Be Well Philly

Join Us for Be Well Philly Fest: 30 Days of Wellness

Hey, Be Well Philly readers! As we head into June, we hope you’re able to stay as positive and healthy as possible. We’ve all gone […]

Be Well Philly

7 Local Fit Pros on Their Best Quarantine Workout Tips

Now that we’ve been at this whole stay-at-home thing for a whiiiiile, you might be finding that it’s super easy to get sucked into working […]

Be Well Philly

Here’s Why Many of Us Are Exercising a Whole Lot More Right Now

For some time now, many of us been spending a whole lot more time indoors. Our sense of normalcy has totally changed. There’s been a […]

Be Well Philly

Yes, You Can Still Exercise Outdoors — But Be Smart About It

Is it just us, or are Kelly Drive, MLK Drive, and the SRT more crowded than ever, even in the middle of a viral pandemic? […]

rowhouse basement gym
Be Well Philly

How I Built a Home Gym in My Tiny, Gross Rowhouse Basement

I, like many Philadelphians, have a garbage pit of a basement. The ceilings are low. The floor is dirty concrete. The walls are cracked and […]

Be Well Philly

How Philly Fitness Studios Are Responding to Coronavirus

UPDATE: Since the time this article published, many studios have closed, limited the number of spots in each class, or moved their workouts online. Find […]

Be Well Philly

17 Disability-Friendly Fitness Studios and Organizations in and Around Philly

Muscle-building, mood-boosting, and overall feel-good exercise isn’t just for able-bodied folks. In fact, the Philly area offers a number of adaptive and assisted fitness and […]

Be Well Philly

Meet the Identical Triplet Brothers Taking Over Philly’s Fitness Scene

Malik, Ahmad, and Khalil Jones are all 23 years old. They’re all graduates of UPenn. They’re all Philly fitness trainers. Oh, and they’re identical triplet brothers […]

Be Well Philly

10 Philly Fitness Challenges to Get You Moving This January

As a new year approaches, many of us start thinking about our goals and accomplishments: the ones we fulfilled the past 12 months and those […]

Be Well Philly

We Took a Swim Class at Fitness Alive for December’s BWP Underground Event

Our Be Well Philly Undergrounders were back on their fitness and wellness game this month! In December, we popped up with a best-of swim class […]

Be Well Philly

7 Fitness and Wellness Myths the Real Pros Have Seen on Social Media

Social media platforms make it super easy to disseminate information and tips, especially when it comes to fitness, nutrition, and wellness. But not all of […]