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The Checkup: 8 Things You Do at the Gym That Are Total Time Wasters

• Warning: You could be wasting serious time on a workout that isn’t giving you much in return. Boost your gym smarts with these tips […]

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How to Save Serious Cash on a New Gym Membership

Yesterday we gave you some pretty solid tips on how to pick the best gym or fitness studio for your goals. So now that you’ve […]

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The Checkup: How Nude Is Too Nude in the Locker Room?

• Ah, the age-old debate over locker-room nudity: Do you cover up, or do you just, well, go for it? Check out this guide to proper nudity […]

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Shopping for a Gym? How to Pick One You’ll Actually Want to Go to

‘Tis the season for new goals, new fitness programs and new gym memberships. Luckily the fitness market here in Philly continues to expand in a […]

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ClassPass and Fitmob Now in Philly: Will This Change the Way You Work Out?

Say buh-bye to your workout ruts. Two new fitness startups, ClassPass and Fitmob, just launched in Philly and are offering access to a wide range of […]

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The Top 5 Worst Excuses We’ve All Used to Skip The Gym

Sure, there are some valid excuses to skip the gym. They look like something like these: I’m injured, I’ve hit the gym every day this […]

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VIDEO: Gym Bag Essentials That Will Make Your Life So Much Easier

It is the absolute worst when you get to the gym, only to realize you forgot something crucial, am I right? Besides the obvious—shoes, socks, […]

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13 Post-Workout Perfumes Philly Fitness Pros Love

We’ve all been there: You’re basking in the post-workout glow, still dripping with sweat, as you ride the bus or train home from the gym. […]

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ACAC Mega-Gym Expanding to Exton With New Location

As if the 130,000-square-foot ACAC isn’t already awesomely enormous, the West Chester mega-gym is adding another 15,000 square feet of real estate, in the form […]

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VIDEO: Everything You’re Thinking When You Feel Out of Shape at the Gym

Nail on head. Thanks, Buzzfeed. And, hey, if you’re looking to get in shape fast, check out our Be Well Workout of the Week posts. […]

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Let’s Discuss: Should Towels Cost Extra at the Gym?

A friend who’s gone to a few RowZone classes in the past forwarded me a string of emails that went out to the studio’s Rittenhouse […]

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Conquer Gymtimidation with These Six Pro Tricks

If the idea of working out in a gym sends you into a full-blown panic attack, you’re not alone. I mean, it’s a building crammed […]

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10 Unwritten Rules of the Gym for the Post-New Year’s Crowd

Guys, can you feel it? It’s about to happen: Your gym will soon be overrun by the post-New Year’s crowd. While I’m thrilled that more […]

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Would-Be Olympic Gymnast Comes Out

Josh Dixon, who’s been on the fast track toward representing the U.S. at the summer Olympics this year in London, addressed his personal life recently […]