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My Weight Has Fluctuated for Years. Here’s What I Changed to Find a Healthy Balance.

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: Gina Rose (@ginarosecpt), 30, a certified personal […]

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9 Mistakes You’re Probably Making While Lifting Weights

We all know spin class alone doesn’t cut it — we need strength training to go along with our cardio. But the thing is, even if […]

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I Took a Two-Hour Squatting Class in Port Richmond. Here’s What I Learned.

You may think you know how to squat. I certainly did. But after spending two hours at Cedar Street Barbell Club’s Squat School, I realized […]

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How Lifting Weights 5 Days a Week Totally Changed This Woman’s 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: Becca Burkhart (@becca.burkhart), 24, a strength […]

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Philly’s New Powerlifting Gym Wants to Take You to Squat School

Raise your hand if you’ve ever looked at the massive racks of barbells and weight plates at your gym and thought, Man, I’d love to use […]

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How to Get Over Your Fear of the Gym Weight Room

I’ve spent most of my life terrified of the gym weight room. I think it comes down to a few reasons. For one thing, gym […]

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Philly’s New Swedish Workout is 30 Minutes, Crazy Hard, and Unlike Anything You’ve Tried Before

Thirty minutes of strength training once a week sounds like nothing, right? Well, what if we told you that was all the strength training you […]

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The Checkup: How to Hack Your Strength-Training Session for the Best Results

• When it comes to strength training, how much does it really boost your metabolism?  Preventative medicine professor Tim Church points out that our metabolisms are […]