Philly Gyms

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How Philly Fitness Studios Are Pivoting in the Wake of Coronavirus

In times of great upheaval, we tend to have two options: adapt, or give up. In the wake of a coronavirus outbreak that’s caused every […]

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Chestnut Hill Cycle Fitness’ Huge New Studio Has Yoga, Cardio Sculpt and Childcare

Since 2015, Chestnut Hill Cycle Fitness (CHCF) has been serving killer spin classes (and the occasional barre class) in their 1,400-square-foot studio. But as of […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Yoga Studios Around Philadelphia

This guide has been updated. Lucky for pros and budding yogis alike, there’s no shortage of yoga studios in the Philly area. If you’re new […]

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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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9 Philadelphia-Area Gyms With Kids’ Playrooms and Daycare

There are periods in life when we simply can’t find the motivation to work out. There are other times when we just can’t find the time. And that […]

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Two Philly Couples Are Opening a New HIIT Training Gym in Kensington

It’s pouring outside, and I am late. I’m not normally late to workouts — I am, however, late to basically everything else — but tonight was […]

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A Philly Trainer Wants to Open a “Social Impact Fitness Studio” in West Philly

In a perfect world, there would be no barriers for anyone to take care of their bodies — all fitness would be free, inclusive, and […]

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This Is Why So Many Philly Boutique Fitness Studios Have Credit Expiration Policies

If you’ve ever purchased a class package at a boutique fitness studio, you are probably well aware that those credits have a shelf life. Whether […]

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Pure Barre Is Now Open in Washington Square West

It’s been a minute since we first heard that Pure Barre would be bringing their signature “lift, tone, burn” workout to the east side of […]

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Tuck Barre & Yoga Is Opening a Fourth Location in Northern Liberties

When a local studio opens their first location, it tends to be an all-in endeavor — tons of late nights, around-the-clock emails, and a massive […]

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Center City’s Massive New Rock Climbing Gym Is Almost Ready to Open

It’s been a long time since we first reported that The Cliffs — an NYC-based rock climbing gym chain — would be landing in Callowhill. We were […]

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Trump, Sex, and G-Strings: The Juicy Story Behind Newtown Athletic Club

“How you make a G-string just disappear?” This question, posed thoughtfully by the rapper Tyga in his song “Dip,” booms through the gym. I keep […]

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Montco Is Getting a Fancy New Indoor Rock Climbing Gym

Before having a moment was an overused term, rock climbing had moments. Certain decades, in fact, when the holds seemed to align just so, and […]

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The Bungee Cord Workout That Went Viral Is Coming to a New Studio

It is 6:10 p.m. The bungee fitness class I’m supposed to observe at Pop Fit Studio started at 6. But, instead of watching exercisers fly […]

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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 […]