Walk Your Way to Wellness

  Want to work out in your neighborhood, but wish you had a group to do it with? Walk with us! Walking groups are started this week in FDR Park, Hunting Park and East Fairmount Park / Strawberry Mansion. We Walk PHL is open to people of all ages and abilities (children under age 18

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Support Community Wellness at the Roots, Rock , Run 5K

R3: Roots, Rock, Run 5K is GrassROOTS Community Foundation’s public health initiative to promote community wellness. Together we are reclaiming our health and our communities. R3 unites people to run, walk, dance and move together. It’s a celebration!! Proceeds from the 5K race go to GrassROOTS’ out-of-school time wellness and leadership programs in Philadelphia. With the

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Why We Should Bike to Work This Week (& Every Week)

by Anna Petruncio Nelson   May is Bicycle Month, this week is Bike to Work Week, and this Friday, May 19 is Bike to Work Day! Philadelphia is full of bicycle events this month to celebrate even more bike lanes in the city! Indego, Philadelphia’s bicycle share, just celebrated its 2nd birthday, touting 1.2 million rides

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Queering Fitness by Elissa Martel

Have you ever felt judged at the gym because of your body, clothes, hair, the way you express your gender, or the types of fitness activities you like to do? Have you ever felt unsafe using a bathroom or locker room, or like you weren’t welcome on a sports team? You’re not alone! So much

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6 Can’t-Miss Group Fitness Classes and More!

  Are you looking for free or low-cost group fitness opportunities? Check out some of our favorites! Running For free running clubs in your neighborhood visit: http://phillymayorscup.com/clubs Or check out: Philadelphia Runner Thursdays: 6:00PM @ 1601 Sansom St, Center City Thursdays: 6:30PM @ 4358 pm Main Street with, Manayunk Wednesdays: 6:00PM @ 3621 Walnut Street (between

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The #Healthy3forMe Challenge

Do you wish you could feel better, live a healthier lifestyle, and reduce your stress but have trouble making the changes you know you should make to get there? Get Healthy Philly is here to support your personal journey by providing ideas and resources to use physical activity and nutrition as well as tobacco-free living

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Fitness Resolutions Fail Due to Lack of Accountability

How to set yourself up for success in reaching your 2017 fitness goals by: Philly Powered Ambassador, Leslie Marant Many of us begin the New Year with a resolution or other promise to avoid using the “r” word. We set out with the best intentions and maybe even a new or renewed gym membership, DVDs,

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Cheap Workouts Everyday of the Week: Our Top 5 Picks in Philly

New Year, New You! Looking for ways to get moving in this New Year? Here are some of our favorite upcoming opportunities: Mondays Zumba- Starting January 9th at 6:30pm at Markward Recreation Center- Cost $5 Tuesdays Yoga- Starting January 10th at 6:30 pm at  Markward Recreation Center- Cost $5 Wednesdays Zumba- Starting January 4th at 7:15

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Play Outside: How a family doc manages winter play with her kids

by: Dr Cheryl Bettigole, Director: Get Healthy Philly Winter is here, along with its familiar spirit of cold, cozy nights and bitter, chilly mornings. At a recent Get Healthy Philly staff meeting, we began brainstorming ways for families to remain healthy and active in the colder weather. I thought back to when my three sons

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