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Meet a Health Hero Semifinalist: Cheryl Hardy

» You can vote for Cheryl Hardy here from September 4th through October 2nd.  Name: Cheryl Hardy Role: Program volunteer at Hank Gathers Recreation Center, a recreation center in North Philly […]

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Meet a Health Hero Semifinalist: Evan Harden

» You can vote for Evan Harden here from September 4th through October 2nd. Name: Evan Harden Role: Founder of National Bar League, an organization that hosts freestyle calisthenics competitions. What motivates […]

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Meet a Health Hero Semifinalist: Alanna Gardner

» You can vote for Alanna Gardner here from September 4th through October 2nd. Name: Alanna Gardner Role: Fitness trainer, therapist at Philadelphia MFT, and spokesperson for the American Heart Association What […]

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Here’s How Trading Cardio for Strength Training Helped My Eating Disorder Recovery

Changing your body takes hard work, persistence, and dedication. Here’s one local’s story. Want to share your Transformation Story? Email ccunningham@phillymag.com Who: Megan Dowd, 28, a personal […]

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Where to Find the Best Workouts and Healthy Food Near Mt. Airy and Germantown

Philly has an insanely wonderful fitness scene, but the truth is, many of us tend to stick to our own neighborhoods — we’ve all got […]

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Meet the 2018 Be Well Philly Health Hero Challenge Semifinalists

It’s that time of year again, folks: Time for the Be Well Philly Health Hero Challenge, sponsored by Independence Blue Cross! Thanks to all of […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Pilates Studios Around Philadelphia

Whether you’re a newbie looking to get into Pilates or an adept Pilates pro, Philly has a slew of studios to choose from. Need proof? […]

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9 Mistakes You’re Probably Making While Lifting Weights

We all know spin class alone doesn’t cut it — we need strength training to go along with our cardio. But the thing is, even if […]

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This Pop-Up Workout Includes a Nutrition Myths Chat and Free Sweetgreen

You know what would be great? If every workout came with a nutrition seminar attached. For one thing, I’m sure we’d all have a much […]

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6 Gyms Where You Can Take Martial Arts Lessons Around Philly

Feeling a little burned out on the yoga-spin-boot-camp rotation? Try something different with martial arts classes, which serve as full-body workouts that’ll strengthen your muscles […]

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I Have “Computer Neck,” And You Probably Do Too. Here’s What You Can Do About It.

I’m not the best at identifying my own pain. In fact, I’m pretty great at ignoring it; in high school, I played through the end of one […]

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Everything This Ballerina-Turned-Attorney Does to Stay Fit in Philly

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 each Sweat Diary, […]

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This Free Strength Training and DIY Facial Event Looks So Fun

It’s pretty gross to think about all the dirt and sweat collecting on our faces after a high-energy workout, but the fact remains that actually […]

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How My Health Totally Transformed After I Stopped Working Out Just to Look Good

Changing your body takes hard work, persistence, and dedication. Here’s one local’s story. Want to share your Transformation Story? Email ccunningham@phillymag.com Who: Jim Spingler (@unleash_your_potential_fitness), 27, an accountant and […]

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7 Mistakes You’re Probably Making in Spin Class

Welcome to Spin Week at Be Well Philly! Each day, we’ll bring you the best and the latest on info on indoor cycling around Philadelphia. Stay tuned for […]