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The Checkup: Why You Should Just Skip Your Workout When You’re Hungover

• If St. Patrick’s Day celebrations have you feeling green this morning (see what I did there?), you should probably just skip your lunch-break spin class. […]

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Philly Ranks High on List of Big Cities Where People Bike or Walk to Work

If you walked or biked to work today, go ahead and give yourself a high five: The Alliance for Biking and Walking just released their Bicycling and […]

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This Is How the City Is Making the Schuylkill River Trail Safer

Editor’s note: Over the summer, reports began to surface on social media of assaults occurring on the Schuylkill River Trail. Stories emerged of cyclists being shoved […]

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Inside Details: What Open Streets PHL Might Really Look Like

Remember Open Streets PHL, the campaign that surfaced when we were all still high on the open, car-free streets of the Pope’s September visit? Well, […]

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The Checkup: If You Shower for More Than 10 Minutes, You’re Doing It Wrong

• The other day, I took a shower that lasted about 15 minutes, and when I was drying off, my boyfriend remarked, “That’s the shortest […]

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Meet Gabe and Gavin, This Week’s Adoptable Running (or Walking) Dogs

This week’s adoptable dogs are different than our usual weekly adoptable running dog in more than one way: First off, they aren’t really into running. […]

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Meet Philly’s Bernie Sanders Running (and Walking!) Group

Before Kim Nguyen and her husband, Paul, started campaigning for Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders back in June, Kim says the couple was super active […]

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How to Never Go to the Gym and Still Be Thinner Than People Who Do 

Well, here’s one reason to take your dog for a longer-than-usual brisk walk today. New research led by a health economist at the London School of […]

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The Checkup: The Easy (But Weird) Way to Burn More Calories Walking

• If you want to burn more calories while getting from point A to point B and you don’t mind looking a little, well, insane, […]

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PHL Distance Walkers Has a Sweet New Website

A few weeks ago, we told you about the awesome new Facebook community that is the PHL Distance Walkers, which aims to connect all Philadelphians who […]

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Love Walking in Philly? You Need to Join This Awesome New Facebook Group

Facebook groups are all the rage it seems: First there was Run215, the Facebook community for Philly runners. Then there was iRunTheHill, the Facebook gathering […]

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The Perfect Excuse for a Lunchtime Stroll: National Walk at Lunch Day Is Tomorrow 

Guys, it’s going to be 72 degrees and sunny tomorrow, and you know where you’ll be during your lunch break? No, not sitting hunched over […]

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Meet Bindi and Beano, This Week’s Adoptable Running (or Walking) Dogs

This week’s pups are a little bit different from our usual weekly running dogs: For one, there are two of them — and they don’t […]

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Grab Your Running Buddy: 11 Great Spots to Run and Walk With Your Dog Near Philly

Can we take a minute to talk about how wonderful this fall weather is? It’s breezy, but not blistering cold, and it’s sunny, but not sweat-your-face-off […]

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PA Among Top 15 States Where People Walk the Most

Consumer electronics company, Withings, which makes activity trackers, analyzed user data to find the states where residents log the most steps each day. Guess what? Pennsylvania […]