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12 Tips to Make Waking Up for Early Morning Workouts Easier

Raise your hand if you love to sleep. Okay, now raise your hand if you love waking up for early morning workouts. We’re going to take […]

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How a Philadelphia Police Officer Stays Fit for Her Demanding Job

Welcome to Sweat Diaries, Be Well Philly’s look at the time, energy, and money it takes to pursue a healthy lifestyle in Philly. For each Sweat Diary, […]

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Trading Häagen-Dazs for Halo Top and Admitting I Hate Exercise: How I Lost Over 40 Pounds

Changing your body takes hard work, persistence, and dedication. Here’s one Philadelphian’s story. Want to share your Transformation Story? Email ccunningham@phillymag.com. Who: Jess Vadino, 40, a digital consultant […]

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This Philly Trainer Invented a New Boutique-Style Workout, and It’s Totally Fun

It’s not often that you come across a totally new way to workout. Spin, barre, Pilates — these are all workout styles we know and love. […]

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How I Lost 30 Pounds While Still Eating Candy Every Night Before Bed

Changing your body takes hard work, persistence, and dedication. Here’s one Philadelphian’s story. Want to share your Transformation Story? Email ccunningham@phillymag.com. Who: Dr. Charlie Seltzer, 41, a physician […]

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I Pay $50 a Month to Meet With a Nutritionist. Here’s What My Diet Looks Like.

Welcome to Sweat Diaries, Be Well Philly’s look at the time, energy, and money it takes to live a healthy lifestyle in Philly. For each Sweat […]

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These Philly Gyms Are Hosting Some Super-Fun Valentine’s Day Workouts

While most people’s Valentine’s Day celebrations include decadent dinners, bottomless champagne, and chocolate galore, that’s not for everyone — some couples would rather celebrate their relationship […]

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How to Get Over Your Fear of the Gym Weight Room

I’ve spent most of my life terrified of the gym weight room. I think it comes down to a few reasons. For one thing, gym […]

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I Prep 30 Healthy Meals on Sundays: A Week in the Life of a Fitness Blogger

Welcome to Sweat Diaries, Be Well Philly’s look at the time, energy, and money it takes to live a healthy lifestyle in Philly. For each […]

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The 12th Street Gym Officially Closes on Wednesday

After more than 30 years in the Gayborhood, the landmark 12th Street Gym is closing down for good on Wednesday night. Once a popular sweat […]

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I Lost 40 Pounds by Eating More — and Working Out Less

Changing your body takes hard work, persistence, and dedication. Here’s one Philadelphian’s transformation story. Want to share yours? Email ccunningham@phillymag.com. Who: Kara D’Onofrio Byler, 37, mother […]

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Women Want to Look Thin and Muscled, According to New Study

The fitness world has been saying it for a long time: Strong is the new sexy. And now, it would seem, a majority of women […]

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Three Years Ago I Couldn’t Make It Through a Hike. Now I’m a Philadelphia Spin Instructor.

Changing your body takes hard work, persistence, and dedication. Here’s one Philadelphian’s transformation story. Want to share yours? Email ccunningham@phillymag.com. Who: Rachel Hiller (@tonedtanta), 30, works in […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Winter Sports Around Philadelphia

The 2018 Winter Olympics are just around the bend — kicking off on February 9 (just after our Birds’ jaunt in the Super Bowl) — […]

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12 Philly Fitness Studios Offering Special Deals for Brides and Grooms

Your wedding day will be one of the most highly-documented days of your life, so it makes sense that most brides and grooms was to […]