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This West Philly Weightlifting Club Is Making Fitness More Accessible for Inner-City Youth

For many people, fitness can be as good for your head as it for your heart. Whether you’re lifting weights, running, or practicing Tai Chi, […]

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How Strength Training Helped This Philly Nurse Practitioner Let Go of Diet Culture

Who I am: Susanne Johnson (@seesuzgo), 34 What I do: I’m a family nurse practitioner. Where I live: Philly *** Sometime this fall, I realized […]

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At KG Strong’s Barbell Club, Everyone — Female, Queer, Beginner Lifter — Is Welcome

South Philly’s Bok building is still waking up at 7 a.m. on a recent Tuesday. Its tenants — artisans and nonprofit directors and hair stylists — […]

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This Philly Woman Thought Competitive Running Was the Answer to Her Problems. Then She Got Hit by a Car.

  Changing your body takes hard work, persistence, and dedication. Here’s one local’s story. Want to share your Transformation Story? Email [email protected] Before Sally Andersen was a […]

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I Lost Weight So Much Faster After I Started Working Out Less and Lifting Heavier

Changing your body takes hard work, persistence, and dedication. Here’s one local’s story. Want to share your Transformation Story? Email [email protected] If you’ve been following along our […]

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How Doing Less Cardio and Eating More Helped Totally Transform My Body

Changing your body takes hard work, persistence, and dedication. Here’s one local’s story. Want to share your Transformation Story? Email [email protected] Who: Maria Pro (@musclebymaria), 27, an online […]

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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 […]