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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 [email protected] Who: Megan Dowd, 28, a personal […]

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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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City Life

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 […]

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I Say I Want to Be Healthy. Why Do I Choose to Eat Junk Anyways?

Healthy eating, at its core, is pretty simple. We’re supposed to eat a wide variety of plants — fruits and vegetables — lean proteins, and complex carbs. […]

Foobooz

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, […]

Business

Philly Company Immortalizes Jason Kelce in New Office Mural

In case you needed a Friday reminder that the Philadelphia Eagles are Super Bowl champions, here it is. Months after the victory, Center City-based health […]

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7 Must-Have Skin Care Products for Sensitive Skin, According to a Green Beauty Pro

The convenience of online shopping has made it easier than ever before to spend hours pouring over reviews and rankings of the world’s best skin […]

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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 [email protected]  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 [email protected] Who: Jess Vadino, 40, a digital consultant […]