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Take a Look Inside Philly’s New Barry’s Bootcamp

Well, folks, it’s finally here. After months of rumors and anticipation, Barry’s Bootcamp finally opened in Rittenhouse on November 16th. And while I know many of […]

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I Hate Treadmills, But I’m Obsessed With Treadmill Classes

My arms are pumping. My feet are pounding. The room is dark, with strategically placed spotlights creating a dramatic contrast. Just as my body starts […]

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I Tried Shopping Ethically for One Month and Failed on the First Day

I’m a typical millennial, chowing down on avo toast and drowning in student loan debt. But, like many millennials, I’ve taken up the cause of […]

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I Went on a Mindful Hike in the Wissahickon, and It Was Glorious

When I walk up to the women gathered in a circle at the intersection of West Bells Mill Road and Forbidden Drive, I can’t tell […]

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Inside the Philly Journaling Workshop That Brings Up All the Feels

Three Christmases ago, there came for me the landmark moment that occurs in nearly every young adult’s life: My mother forced me to clean out […]

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The Spa at the Four Seasons Has Organic Products and Views for Days

I’m sitting in a chair, wrapped in an impossibly soft white bathrobe, feeling like I’m on top of the world. Which makes sense, because I […]

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How a South Philly Pole Dancing Class Helped Me Find My Confidence

My friends and I work out hard. We spend our nights and weekends in a powerlifting gym, giving no thought to how we look. I […]

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This Philly Kickboxing Gym Believes Everyone Can Learn to Fight

I first met kickboxing coach Mike Sulit not in a gym but at the birthday party of a dear mutual friend, named Marie. She knew […]

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This New Philly Pool Workout Is How You’ll Want to Exercise All Summer Long

Look, I’m not one of those girls who loves hanging out in her bathing suit. You’ll never find me sunbathing in a public park. I won’t […]

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Rumble Boxing’s Upbeat Workout Is Surprisingly Beginner Friendly

For a region that’s already packed with upscale fitness facilities and healthy eateries, it’s amazing how much attention and activity new gyms get. But if […]

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Here’s What to Expect at Philly’s Huge, Fancy New Boxing Gym

By now, if you’re at all immersed in the Philly fitness world, you’ve probably heard the name “EverybodyFights.” We’ve anticipated the opening of the Boston-based […]

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This Challenging Fusion Workout Combines TRX, HIIT, and Barre

The rain pattered outside on a dark Wednesday night, but the five of us in Y2B Fit’s Mt. Airy studio couldn’t hear it over all […]

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Old City’s New Barre and Yoga Fusion Class Will Test Your Mental Strength

It’s not quite a barre class, and it’s definitely not purely a yoga class. No, Mind Over Matter, the signature class at Old City’s new […]

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This Indoor Cycling and TRX Fusion Class Will Bring Out Your Competitive Side

The first time we tried BPM Fitness was on the very first day they opened their doors. The studio was launching their highly anticipated indoor […]

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Joining the Cult: An Exercise Novice Tries 3 of Philly’s Cult-Followed Fitness Studios

In the exercise realm, there’s lots of talk about the need for variety. But a certain sector of fitness studios seems to transcend this want, […]