Want to Learn Black History While Staying Active? Join GirlTrek’s Black History Bootcamp Challenge!

Written by: Rachel Djaraher of the University of Pennsylvania Our country is in the midst of a movement towards social justice. Specialized groups for black women are more important now than ever. GirlTrek is a walking organization that both celebrates and supports the black community in a variety of ways. What is GirlTrek? GirlTrek is a

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Creative Ways to Stay Active While Working From Home 

Written by: Rachel Djaraher of the University of Pennsylvania Let’s face it. The gyms are closed, workout classes are cancelled, and we’ve been under a stay at home order for over 8 weeks. Many of us are working from home, which means a lot less walking and a lot more sitting. Living in a city means

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We Walk PHL : A Virtual Experience for All Ages!

Written by: Rachel Djaraher of the University of Pennsylvania Typically, the summertime months means the start of We Walk PHL, a program that establishes walking groups in the beautiful parks of Philadelphia. This year, due to COVID-19, We Walk will become a virtual experience! The program has Ambassadors whose role is to model healthy living

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Joyful Movement at Home during COVID-19

We won’t be the first to tell you that there is a lot going on right now. Every day is bringing more news, more information to take in, and we are finding our daily routines are changing dramatically. In a time of heightened stress and uncertainty, how do we prioritize self-care? Here are some tips and

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Work Out at Home with the Free Library of Philadelphia

Workout at Home with Help from the Free Library of Philadelphia! The Free Library of Philadelphia has a new collection that can help you get started with your health and fitness goals! This lendable Home Gym Kit is available at six (6) libraries around the city. Check out a kit and try this low-cost equipment

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Cycle September is here!

Cycle September – Love to Ride’s biggest biking event of the year – is here! national & global leaderboards awesome prizes, and great new features like the ‘head-to-head challenge’ feature for businesses – you can challenge industry friends & frenemies! Ride anywhere, anytime and encourage others to do the same to earn points. The more points you earn, the further you climb

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8th Annual Boxers’ Trial 5K Run/Walk 2019

The Boxers’ Trial 5K Run is back! Not a professional runner? Not a problem. The Boxers’ Trial 5K run/walk is not a race of who is the fastest but a chance to walk or run the scenic paths in East Fairmount Park. Same paths where heavyweight boxing champion, Joe Frazier, ran and trained. Come out

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Take a Walk in the Park with We Walk PHL

Take a Walk in the Park with We Walk PHL     Taking a walk in one of Philly’s many parks is a fantastic way to step into spring, meet your neighbors, and improve your health. We Walk PHL is a FREE walking program in 12 parks around the city brought to you by Get

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Motivate to Activate

Join our Instagram Challenge: Daily Affirmations for Healthy Living!    View this post on Instagram Get ready for positive vibes coming your way! 💓 Starting Monday Aug 5th – Friday Aug 16th, join our Daily Affirmations for Healthy Living Instagram Challenge. Check out our IG story everyday for affirmations that will inspire confidence in your

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