City Life

Philadelphia Is the Best City for Walking

This article is one part of our How Philly Stacks Up article. Read more ways Philly has been ranked as the best, the worst, and […]

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I Walked Across Philadelphia With a Record-Breaking Endurance Swimmer and About 50 of Her Friends

Have you heard of Diana Nyad? I had heard of Diana Nyad. But when I received an email with the subject “Diana Nyad – interview […]

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Walk It Off: 12 Nature-Filled Spots to Go for a Long Walk Around Philly

Is there anything better than a nice long walk in nature? The answer is no — and recent research reported on by the New York […]

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Meet Joey, This Week’s Adoptable Walking Dog 

While our Friday pup feature is usually a running dog, fact is, not everyone is a runner — and walking is great exercise, too! In fact, […]

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Love Exploring Philly’s Parks? Meet Your New Favorite Workout Group

If you’ve been looking for more ways to celebrate the walkability of Philly, off the beaten path of your normal errand routes, look no further: The […]

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Flyers Announce Annual Pick-Your-Distance Cycling and Running Event

On Sunday, July 16th, Flyers fans and fit Philadelphians will be pounding — and cycling across! — the pavement of Broad Street for the first […]

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The Checkup: How to Blast Calories While Walking (Yes, Walking)

• Not every good workout has to leave you quite as red and sweaty as a Flywheel class. Proof: These four walking workouts, all of which help […]

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New Philly-Based Fitness App Makes Incentivizing Workouts Its Mission

A workout without added incentive — you know, aside from the endorphin rush — is a workout many people probably (definitely) won’t end up doing. So […]

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Meet Penelope, This Week’s Adoptable Walking Dog

This week’s adoptable Penelope has not had it easy: She was found as a stray, seriously underweight and dehydrated. But being the charmer she is, […]

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The Checkup: This Is the Exact Time When Fitness Studios Are Most Crowded

• Hate filing into an overcrowded fitness class and being forced to rub (very sweaty) shoulders with complete strangers? (Understandable.) Well, ClassPass rounded up tons […]

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The Prettiest Fitness Challenge Ever: Tackle All of the Wissahickon’s Trails

There isn’t much better incentive to get your heart rate up in the great outdoors come fall than the promise of catching a good glimpse […]

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Meet Bingo and Butter, This Week’s Adoptable Walking Dogs 

This week, we’ve got not one, but TWO adoptable pups for you guys to stare at with hearts in your eyes. These two, Bingo and […]

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The Checkup: Why You Should Stop Drinking Your Coffee Piping Hot, Stat

• Good news, coffee addicts of the world: Yesterday, the World Health Organization officially took coffee off of its list of possible carcinogens, which it’s been […]

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Meet Bob Barker, This Week’s Adoptable Power-Walking Dog 

This week, instead of an adoptable running dog, we’ve got an adoptable walking dog for you all to “awwww” at — and maybe go scoop […]

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Why You Should Absolutely Bring Your Bike Out of Storage This Weekend 

This weekend, two great things are happening: First off, we’re supposed to see temps in the high 60s (hallelujah!), with lots of sun; and two, […]