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14 Healthy Lifestyle Changes Philly Fitness Pros Want to Make in 2019

New Year’s resolutions are fine. Maybe they work for some people. But the thing is, deciding you’re going to make some kind of huge change […]

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You Can Take Free Yoga Classes at the New Discovery Center in East Fairmount Park

Yes, the warm weather may be gone — and with it, a lot of free outdoor yoga — but you can still do yoga surrounded […]

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Be Well Philly

Take a Look Inside Be Well Philly’s 2019 Health and Fitness Guide

Okay, we’re going to try to get through this without actually EXPLODING with excitement. Ready? Here we go. We’re thrilled to unveil our 2019 Health […]

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How Doing Less Cardio and Eating More Helped Totally Transform My Body

Changing your body takes hard work, persistence, and dedication. Here’s one local’s story. Want to share your Transformation Story? Email ccunningham@phillymag.com. Who: Maria Pro (@musclebymaria), 27, an online […]

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Be Well Philly

Voting Is Now Open for the Health Hero Challenge Semifinals

It’s here! It’s finally here! After receiving hundreds of nominations for our next Be Well Philly Health Hero Challenge, sponsored by Independence Blue Cross, our […]

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Meet a Health Hero Semifinalist: Susan Shifrin

» You can vote for Susan Shifrin here from September 4th through October 2nd.  Name: Susan Shifrin Role: Founder of Artz Philadelphia, an organization that provides opportunities for self-expression and […]

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Meet a Health Hero Semifinalist: Marian Uhlman

» You can vote for Marian Uhlman here from September 4th through October 2nd.  Name: Marian Uhlman Role: Co-founder and executive director of Healthy NewsWorks, an organization that empowers elementary […]

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Meet a Health Hero Semifinalist: Dr. Radhi Kakarla

» You can vote for Dr. Radhi Kakarla here from September 4th through October 2nd.  Name: Dr. Radhi Kakarla Role: CEO, medical director, and founder of HATCH Motherhood, […]

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Meet a Health Hero Semifinalist: Todd Irwin

» You can vote for Todd Irwin here from September 4th through October 2nd.  Name: Todd Irwin Role: President of the Board of Directors and volunteer pilot, Angel Flight East, an […]

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Be Well Philly

Here’s How Trading Cardio for Strength Training Helped My Eating Disorder Recovery

Changing your body takes hard work, persistence, and dedication. Here’s one local’s story. Want to share your Transformation Story? Email ccunningham@phillymag.com Who: Megan Dowd, 28, a personal […]

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7 Healthy Things to Do Around Philly When It’s Too Darn Hot Outside

Look, you don’t have to tell us twice that it’s ridiculously hot out there. And while even the idea of going for a run in […]

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I Have “Computer Neck,” And You Probably Do Too. Here’s What You Can Do About It.

I’m not the best at identifying my own pain. In fact, I’m pretty great at ignoring it; in high school, I played through the end of one […]

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Warning: Don’t Touch This Plant If You See It

Consider it worse than poison ivy. Giant hogweed — an invasive plant with sap known for inflicting skin and eye irritation, painful blistering, permanent scarring, and […]

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Vegan Smoothies, Chicken Burgers, and Wine: Everything a Top Philly Trainer Eats in a Week

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

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You Can Now Submit Nominations for the Be Well Philly Health Hero Challenge

For our seventh year running, we’re on the hunt for Philadelphia’s Health Heroes— the people who are going above and beyond to make our city […]