Virtual Work Outs, The New Normal

Written by Shelby Dorsaint Since the pandemic, working out at home has become the new normal. With the luxury of exercising in the comfort of your home, it can still be frustrating. Where do I start? Without much available equipment or space, it could get stressful. Luckily with remote settings and resources such as Facebook

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Get Fit Saturdays Are Back!

Written by Shelby Dorsaint You heard it right! Get Fit Saturdays are back on!  In the midst of the pandemic, Murrell Dobbins Career and Technical High School are offering events virtually. The school is located at 2150 W Lehigh Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19132. Get Fit Saturday events are happening from now until the end of April. They

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Philly’s Hitting The Trails

Written by Shelby Dorsaint Spring is around the corner, which means warm weather and Philly flowers blooming. The warm weather allows for a great opportunity to be outdoors. One of my favorite outdoor activities is hiking. I love being surrounded by nature and taking the environment in. I am originally from Monmouth County, New Jersey which

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Join City Fit Girls!

Written by Shelby Dorsaint Looking for a free and low-cost way to be active virtually? City Fit Girls is a Black-owned business run by Kiera Smalls and Takia McClendon. The business took off in 2013 and has been thriving ever since. City Fit Girls is a fitness community in Philadelphia, encouraging people of all fitness levels

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Discovering Germantown Avenue: Historic Walking Tour

by Misha Rodriguez of APM Need a new idea for how to stay active while practicing social distancing? In September, Asociación Puertorriqueños en Marcha, APM, launched the Discover Germantown Avenue self-guided walking tour in the Eastern North Philadelphia neighborhood. A 1.6 mile round-trip route with 10 historic posters, the Discover Germantown Avenue self-guided tour will

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Fitness Where You Are, With What You Have

Disculpa, pero esta entrada está disponible sólo en Inglés Estadounidense. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. By: Rachel Djaraher of the University of Pennsylvania This summer, we’re partnering with some of Philly’s best fitness professionals to

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We Walk PHL is Back – With Some New Norms

Taking a walk in one of Philly’s many parks is a fantastic way to step into fall, meet your neighbors, and improve your health. We Walk PHL is a FREE walking program in many parks around the city brought to you by Get Healthy Philly, the Fairmount Park Conservancy, and Philadelphia Parks and Recreation. And

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Spend More Time in Nature

Disculpa, pero esta entrada está disponible sólo en Inglés Estadounidense. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. A Guide to Some of Philadelphia’s Best Outdoor Spaces By: Rachel Djaraher of the University of Pennsylvania Living in in

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The Health Benefits of Working Out in the Morning

Disculpa, pero esta entrada está disponible sólo en Inglés Estadounidense. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. 6 Amazing Reasons to Get You Out of Bed & Moving! By: Rachel Djaraher of the University of Pennsylvania Movement

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Do Your Mental Health a Favor & Get Moving!

Disculpa, pero esta entrada está disponible sólo en Inglés Estadounidense. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to switch the active language. Written by: Rachel Djaraher of the University of Pennsylvania It’s pretty well known that physical inactivity can contribute to many

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