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6 Fit Pros Share the Philly Studios They’ve Been Supporting While at Home

During the coronavirus lockdown, most fitness instructors in the Philly area pivoted to teaching online, keeping many of their class schedules fairly busy despite the […]

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Here’s Why Many of Us Are Exercising a Whole Lot More Right Now

For some time now, many of us been spending a whole lot more time indoors. Our sense of normalcy has totally changed. There’s been a […]

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Yes, You Can Still Exercise Outdoors — But Be Smart About It

Is it just us, or are Kelly Drive, MLK Drive, and the SRT more crowded than ever, even in the middle of a viral pandemic? […]

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I Hate Treadmills, But I’m Obsessed With Treadmill Classes

My arms are pumping. My feet are pounding. The room is dark, with strategically placed spotlights creating a dramatic contrast. Just as my body starts […]

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This Philly Rower Can’t See the Finish Line, But He Races Anyway

At 48, Northeast Philly resident John Curran got into a racing boat, grabbed some oars, and hit the water as a rower for the first time. Now 63, […]

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Commotion, City Fitness’ DJ and Workout Event, Is Back and Bigger Than Ever

Last year, City Fitness hosted a huge bash to celebrate their 11th birthday at The Fillmore. Part group workouts, part silent disco, part DJ concert, Commotion had […]

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Where to Learn to Row Around Philadelphia

If you’ve ever walked along Kelly Drive, you’ve probably gazed with envy at a sculler paddling gracefully down the Schuylkill. Deceivingly serene, the exercise is […]

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A Women-Only Surf Club Is Coming to the Shore This Summer

For the past 15 years, my best friend’s family has rented a house in Sea Isle City. During our week-long stays, we make sure to watch […]

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6 Ways to Work Out Down the Shore This Summer

Headed down the Shore for the summer? Here’s where to find Jersey Shore beach workouts including spinning, barre, yoga, and more. Bootcamp The class: Beach […]

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8 Haircare Tricks to Combat a Sweaty Workout, From a Philly Hair Stylist

In the fitness world, it seems like we strive to sweat. We hear the phrase, “Work up a sweat!” as if how sweaty we get […]

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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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This 84-Year-Old Woman Just Set a World Record in Indoor Rowing

On March 27th, Narberth resident Sybil Terres Gilmar set the Concept2 Indoor Rowing World and American Records for Lightweight Women, ages 80 to 89, for […]

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4 Philly-Area Kettlebell Workouts That’ll Help You Get Stronger

Old-school kettlebells may not seem very sexy, but their local fan following is growing. And that’s no surprise: Kettlebell classes let you get cardio in […]

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This Wellness Festival Just Dropped Its General Admission Prices to $10

Now that warmer weather has finally arrived in Philly (it’s so comparatively nice out, guys!), the onslaught of outdoor fitness events is about to start. […]

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The Olympic Rowing Hopeful Who’s Obsessed With Salad, Chocolate Milk, and Ketchup

Welcome to Sweat Diaries, Be Well Philly’s look at the time, energy, and money people invest in pursuit of a healthy lifestyle in Philly. For each Sweat Diary, […]