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Why Philly Chefs Are Getting Fit

Early in his career, Brad Spence, now the executive chef of Amis, was on course to lose everything. He was an alcoholic, he was overweight, […]

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I’m a Bartender Who Eats Paleo and Loves CrossFit. Here’s What I Spend on Food and Fitness.

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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14 Classes in 5 Days: A Week in the Life of a Full-Time Barre, Yoga, and Pilates Instructor

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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How This SEPTA Bus Driver Lost the 60 Pounds He Gained in a Decade on the Job

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: Kenneth Payne, 35, a SEPTA bus […]

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6 Magical Plant Stores in Philadelphia Where You Can Fill Your Life With Greenery

Scrolling through Instagram these days, all we see is green. Of course, about half of that is due to avocado toast. But the other half […]

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Make Your Yoga Class Less Gross with These Germ-Repelling Mat Bags

Though we try not to think about it, the fact is that our workout gear is probably pretty, well, gross. I mean, my gym bag has […]

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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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Philly Ranks as One of the Worst Cities for the Flu This Year in a New Report

Does it suddenly seem like you and everyone you know is sick? Well, it’s not just you: The flu this year has been a doozy […]

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Health Organizations Around Philadelphia Where You Can Volunteer

Want to give back to the community? Help others on their way to a healthy life? Here’s a few places and ways around Philadelphia where you […]

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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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13 Wellness and Motivational Books to Add to Your 2018 Reading List ASAP

It seems that every year our goal is “read more,” but there’s two challenges with that: 1) read when? and 2) read what? While we […]

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PSA: Don’t Have an Actual Heart Attack While Watching the Super Bowl

Football is a pretty dangerous sport. For players, concussions are common and torn ligaments pretty typical. But did you know football can be dangerous even […]

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5 Things I Started Doing Differently Once I Became a Health Editor

I’ve always been interested in healthy eating and exercise. I have not always been a health editor, however. When people ask how I got into […]

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They Told Me I May Never Walk Again. Now I Compete in Ironman Races.

Warning: A graphic image of a wound appears in the article below.  Ali Cook Jackson was mounting her horse. It was a move she’d done […]

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Scientists Just Found Another Reason You Can Blame Winter for Making You Fat

As far as excuses go for reason’s we, um, fill out a little during the winter, we’ve used them all: it’s too cold to exercise, the days are too […]