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The Secrets to Staying Fit While Traveling, According to Philly Fitness Pros

It’s no secret: The holiday season is full of land mines just waiting to blow up your fitness plans. See: holiday parties that end with […]

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The Checkup: 6 Insider Tips for Buying Healthier Booze

• It’s finally the weekend (insert praising-hands emoji), which means you may be hitting up your local Wine & Spirits store on the way home […]

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The Checkup: These Fridge Staples Are Totally Confusing Your Metabolism

• A new study published in Current Biology found that, not too surprisingly, foods that are both sweet and low-calorie (like, say, like yogurts with low-cal sweeteners […]

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The Checkup: 4 Popular Exercises That Are a Waste of Your Time

• If crunches are your go-to ab move, you’re going to want to rethink your workout routine. Here, trainers dish on why crunches, lat pulls […]

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The Checkup: The Part of Your Workout to Stop Skipping (And How to Do It)

• Have you been skimping on your post-workout stretching sesh? If you’re looking to improve your mobility, that’s a no-no. Here are 11 moves to cap your […]

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The Checkup: 6 Healthy Foods That Are Sneakily Sabotaging Your Workouts

• You might think you’re doing yourself a favor by loading up on a super-fiber-packed late lunch (hello, filling foods!) before hitting your after-work SoulCycle […]

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The Weird Science-Backed Trick to Kill It During Hot Summer Workouts

Last Sunday, I ventured out for a run. Now, bear in mind that this was one of the first super-hot days we had, so I […]

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The Checkup: 7 After-Workout Eating Mistakes You’re Making

• Stop everything: Philadelphia-based physician Rob Danoff, who specializes in sports medicine, says, oftentimes, you don’t actually need to refuel after exercise. Say whaaat?! Here, […]

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5 Common Workout Mistakes That Make Philly Fitness Trainers Cringe

Nothing kills an exercise high quite like injury — especially when it’s an injury you could have prevented. Here, at Be Well, we want you all to […]

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Gym Hair Inspiration: 4 Hairstyles That Will Survive Your Workouts

Too often, we find compelling reasons to skip a workout. The most common one, at least in my book, is that there’s simply not enough time in […]

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The Checkup: Want to Instantly Increase Your Workout’s Calorie-Burning Powers? Do This

• The easiest way to up the calorie-burning powers of your workouts? Sip on some coffee or tea before you get your sweat on. Both […]

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5 Gym Pitfalls to Avoid This Winter, According to a Philly Personal Trainer

As the weather begins to change, so do our workouts: Outdoor runs turn into miles plodding away on a treadmill indoors, and workouts on the […]

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The Checkup: The Common Post-Workout Mistakes You Need to Stop Making Now

• It’s not just what you do during your workouts that counts when it comes to crushing your fitness goals — what you do after […]

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Video: How to Slay Your Workout Like Beyoncé, According to Beyoncé

A big ol’ hat tip to the folks over at Well + Good for bringing this video of Beyoncé divulging all the details on how she makes […]

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6 Before-Bed Tips to Transform Yourself Into a Morning-Workout Devotee

I’ve long had lofty goals of becoming the kind of person who loves their morning workouts. The kind of person who says things like, “I […]