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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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How I Lost 25 Pounds Without Joining a Gym — Or Giving Up Pizza

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: Jasyra Santiago-Hines (@Fit4aRN), 28, retired nurse […]

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Everything a SoulCycle Instructor Eats and Does to Stay Fit in a Week

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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Philly Is Getting a Women-Only Triathlon This Summer

Okay, ladies, whatever you had planned for this summer, go ahead and scrap it. Because the only thing that matters right now is the all-women […]

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I Spent a Week Tracking Everything I Ate, Every Time I Worked Out, And What I Spent on Both

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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12 Free Workouts, Fun-Runs and Other Fitness-Related Things To Do in Philadelphia This Month

Have an event to add? Email us the details at ccunningham@phillymag.com WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 3 SKATER-CISE Just because the holidays are over, doesn’t mean that winter activities […]

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I Finally Learned to Cook — And It Helped Me Lose 46 Pounds

Changing your body takes hard work, persistence, and dedication. Here’s one Philadelphian’s transformation story. Want to share yours? Email me at ccunningham@phillymag.com. Who: Mara Jefferies, 24, a nurse […]

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A New Study Suggests Women Are “Naturally More Fit” Than Men

In the classic Amanda Bynes movie She’s the Man (raise your hand if this was the sleepover movie at your middle school), the coach turns down Bynes’ character’s request […]

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I Gained 15 Pounds — And My Abs Have Never Looked Better

Changing your body takes hard work, persistence, and dedication. Here’s one Philadelphian’s transformation story.  Who: Taylor Merget (@_hustle.and.heart), 24, a respiratory therapist and cycling instructor from Queen […]

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20 Great Fitness Gifts Under $50 on Amazon Prime

If I had all the time in the world, I would love to spend some of it running around to all different stores, listening to […]

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You Can Workout for FREE With a Canned Goods Donation at This Philadelphia Gym

People look for any reason to celebrate during the holiday season — especially in the work place. Secret Santa parties, Christmas parties, holiday parties, the […]

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A MASSIVE New Indoor Rock Climbing Gym is Coming to Center City

Philly climbers, rejoice! The fall of 2018 will bring The Cliffs Climbing and Fitness, a New York City-based indoor climbing mega-gym, to a VERY accessible location for most […]

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The Checkup: The Simple Exercise Tweak to Boost the Benefits of Your Workout

• According to a recent study published in the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, working out in groups offers some serious added benefits to your […]