The Image of Yoga

The Image of Yoga The Image of Yoga is a project to remind the world that yoga is a practice that is accessible to everyone—every age, shape, size and ethnicity.   This is the last chance to catch The Image of Yoga! If you haven’t had a chance to see this special installation yet, please tell

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Let’s Celebrate Black History Month! By: Candace Marshall

Let’s Celebrate Black History Month! Black History Month is a time for us to look back and celebrate all of the wonderful work that black members of society have done in our nation’s history. Some important figures we can never forget are Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks, Harriet Tubman, and Fredrick Douglass. These people

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Is the Broad Street Run Only for Runners?

Have you ever questioned whether the Broad Street Run is just for runners? Well, think no more because there is definitely a spot for you! Checkout this story on how this man found his place to get in the run. And if you are still worried about not making it into the race’s lottery– consider

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A Fitness Plan for the New Year by Leslie Marant

Don’t make a New Year’s Resolution for your health and fitness goals. Do THIS instead:  Make an appointment with your primary care physician and get a full physical. Do the same with any specialists you should visit.  Visit a Registered Dietician. Up to six visits are usually covered by health insurance. Get a personalized meal planning

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‘Tis the Season to be ACTIVE!

‘Tis the season to be … active! Looking for an inexpensive gift that inspires your loved ones to be active? Giving gifts that encourage your friends and family to be physically active is a unique way to show your love, and doesn’t need to break the bank. Here are just a few ideas: A reusable

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JOIN LOVE TO RIDE PHILADELPHIA

For the month of October, Clean Air Council and GoPhillyGo will be celebrating bicycling across Philadelphia with the Love to Ride (LTR) Challenge. Whether you are a regular cyclist or brand new, LTR aims to get more people riding bikes by giving out lots of prizes and creating some fun and friendly competition between workplaces.

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Boxers’ Trail 5K 2017

  • Date:
  • September 9, 2017
  • Time:
  • Registration: 8:30 a.m., Racetime: 9:30 a.m.
  • Location:
  • 2140 N 33rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19121
  • Cost:
  • Run: $25, Walk: $15, FREE for Strawberry Mansion residents
  • Website:
  • http://bit.ly/2x6Jqo7 →

Hey Philly, Summer may be coming to an end, but don’t fret— it’s time for the annual Boxers’ Trail 5K (Saturday, September 9, 2017). Now, we love this race. Last year, we took off running with WDAS radio host, Mimi Brown, and several of our Philly Powered Health Ambassadors. The Boxers’ Trail is a great

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Roll, bounce, rock, skate

Roll, bounce, rock, skate—Philly, when’s the last time you laced up? Many of us remember the days of the roller disco—the music, the wind in our hair and the outfits—oh, the outfits. While the days hot pants and high socks may be over, who says the fun has to stop? Roller skating is a great

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Swim Philly 2017

Free Aqua Zumba! Free Aqua Aerobics! Free Poolside Yoga! The Swim Philly 2017 class schedule has been released! Swim Philly is a program of Philadelphia Parks & Recreation supported by the Philadelphia Department of Public Health / Get Healthy Philly / Philly Powered that provides low-cost , high impact pool renovations and FREE fitness classes

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