Is Exercise an Rx for Depression?

Depression is more than simply feeling a little blue, it is  a condition that can start to engulf your life and affect day-to-day responsibilities. October is Depression Awareness month. Chances are, you have either experienced depression yourself, or know someone who has. In fact, according to the CDC, over 8 million people seek outpatient care

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Fall in Love with Philly Fitness

Fall is here! There’s nothing quite like a crisp breeze to slow us down and get us ready for autumn. And while it’s easy to snuggle up on the couch with warm cider and Netflix, don’t hang up those fitness dreams just yet. You can have your pumpkin spice and stay fit too! Here are

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Make Philly Free Streets Your Workout Saturday

Lace up your walking / running or biking shoes – Philly is closing 10 miles of city streets for physical activity this Saturday! Philly Powered will be part of Philly’s first Free Streets event taking place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. along this route. If you’re not excited yet, recall the openness of the

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Healthy Minds.Healthy Bodies. International Literacy Day

International Literacy Day is today and has us thinking about whole body health. As people think of fitness, often their focus is on the exterior parts of the body. And as media often talks about muscles, shapes and curves, it is easy to see why. But remember, the mind is inextricably connected to the body.

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Celebrate the Summer Olympics Games Without Going to Rio

While billions of people around the world enjoy watching the Summer Olympics, there are many opportunities for you to be a part of the fun! VOLLEYBALL WAS CONCEIVED AS A LESS STRENUOUS ALTERNATIVE TO BASKETBALL. THE SPORT BECAME POPULAR VERY QUICKLY AND MADE ITS OLYMPIC DEBUT IN 1964. If you’re tired of the same exercise

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Get Out on the Dance Floor

Would you like to be a part of the most epic Philly dance party ever? Now you can! Come be a part of the 7th annual Philadelphia Dance Day on Saturday, July 30th. Philadelphia Dance Day is a non-profit festival featuring more than 25 FREE workshops, live performances, and classes taught by some of the best-known instructors. Everyone

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Race with Mimi: Boxers’ Trail 5K Run/Walk 2016

Calling all first-time racers. Are you like WDAS radio personality Mimi Brown, someone who (like many of us) have imagined one day going across a finish line? Well, here’s your chance. The Boxers’ Trail 5K Run/Walk is the perfect race for every experience level, whether you plan to walk or run the race. The course takes

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