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Get Spooked: 10 Philly-Area Halloween Runs to Have on Your Radar

It’s that time, friends: Halloween time! This year, instead of vegging out on the couch with mounds of Halloween candy and Hocus Pocus, strap on […]

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Be Well Workout of the Week: The Ultimate Living Room Workout

Who says you need to go allllll the way to the gym to get in a great workout? You can get a tough, full-body workout […]

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The Checkup: SoulCycle Just Unveiled a New (Bike-Free!) Fitness Concept

• We waited patiently for SoulCycle to finally (finally!) open up in our neck of the woods, and now it seems they’ve given us something […]

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The Checkup: The Protein-Packed Dinner Staple You’re Better Off Buying Frozen

• There’s something about the frozen aisle that just feels less fresh than it’s non-frozen counterparts. But as Bon Appetit points out, when it comes to […]

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The Checkup: How to Hack Your Strength-Training Session for the Best Results

• When it comes to strength training, how much does it really boost your metabolism?  Preventative medicine professor Tim Church points out that our metabolisms are […]

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The Checkup: Exactly How Many Seconds to Hold a Plank to See Results

• The plank — tough as it may be — is a godsend for toning out abdominals. But the length of time to hold a […]

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The Checkup: The Secret to Rescuing Any Leftover Dish in Your Fridge

• Let’s be real: Leftovers are amazing — it’s literally pre-cooked food sitting in your fridge waiting to be eaten with very little effort. Not […]

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Love Yoga and Picnics? This Potluck on the SRT Is Your Dream Come True

Skip your standing brunch reservation this week: One of Philly’s many beloved outdoor yoga series, Yoga on the Banks, is hosting a special fundraising class this Sunday, September […]

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The Checkup: The Surprising Food Swap That Could Ease Your Anxiety

• We’re all aware that the foods we eat can impact how we feel physically and emotionally, right? But would you ever guess that eating more carbs and less protein could […]

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Reminder: This Sweet Free Fitness “Scavenger Hunt” Around Philly Is This Week

In case the Unite Philly Run hasn’t been on your calendar all month long, or if you haven’t seen the lovely banners strewn along the […]

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Philadelphia School of Circus Arts Opens in Former Church in Mount Airy

Big news, guys: The Philadelphia School of Circus Arts has moved into a HUGE new three-acre circus campus in a beautiful former West Mount Airy church. And […]

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11 Upcoming Philly Yoga Events That Will Get You Out of the Studio

Yogis, this is YOUR month! Yup, you heard me: September is National Yoga Month. To celebrate, we’ve put together your guide to a bunch of yoga classes happening […]

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Mark Your Calendar: 10 Best Philly Fitness and Foodie Events in September

It’s time: Time to accept the hard reality that summer — and days spent shamelessly doing nothing but drinking beermosas while staring at a body […]

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The Checkup: How to Turn Your Morning Dog Walk Into an Actual Workout

• Your most overlooked workout buddy might just be sitting at home on the couch: yup, your dog. Think about it: there’s no competition and no one to […]

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Be Well Workout of the Week: The Fast 5-Minute Workout You Can Squeeze in Whenever

Here are your workout directions for today: You’re going to do each of the exercises below for 20 seconds. We know — it’s not a […]