fitness

A man working out and using his phone.
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Antionette Lee
March 21, 2020 - 8:42 pm
Even with local gyms and studios closed due to COVID-19, fitness lovers are still finding ways to build muscle and community. Read more here.
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Lizzy Buczak
March 07, 2020 - 11:41 am
With the coronavirus outbreak sweeping the globe, many people who have prioritized their fitness are left wondering if it’s still safe to go to the gym. Find out what a doctor recommends.
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Crystal Edwards, principal of W.D. Kelley School in Brewerytown.
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Justin Udo
January 27, 2020 - 3:15 pm
Teachers at a Philadelphia school are tackling physical and mental health head on, and they're starting with themselves. Read more here
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Tina Lifford of the Oprah Winfrey Network series "Queen Sugar," spoke at the Women of Destiny Breakfast.
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Cherri Gregg
December 08, 2019 - 9:50 am
The actress who plays "Aunt Vi"on the critically acclaimed show "Queen Sugar" on the Oprah Winfrey Network was the keynote speaker at the Women of Destiny Breakfast during the Pennsylvania Society's events this weekend. Read more here.
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The Cliffs at Callowhill opened Saturday morning. At 40,000 square feet, it is the largest rock climbing gym in Pennsylvania.
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Mike Dougherty
December 07, 2019 - 12:33 pm
The largest rock climbing gym in Pennsylvania opened Saturday morning at 10th and Callowhill. Read more here.
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The Phillie Phanatic, dressed as Rocky Balboa, at the starting line for the Rocky Run.
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Mike Dougherty
November 09, 2019 - 10:21 am
It wasn't quite a Balboa-style trudge through the Soviet Union snow, but thousands braved the cold for Saturday morning's Rocky Run at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
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In this Jan. 8, 2019, photo, U.S Army troops training to serve as instructors participate in the new Army combat fitness test at the 108th Air Defense Artillery Brigade compound at Fort Bragg, N.C.
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February 06, 2019 - 10:47 pm
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Army soldiers struggle to haul heavy sleds backward as fast as they can down a grassy field at Fort Bragg, filling the brisk North Carolina morning air with grunts of exertion and the shouts of instruction from their coaches. Watching from the sidelines, Sgt. Maj. Harold...
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Philadelphians are moving and grooving at an innovative hula hoop exercise class, led by Philadelphia Parks & Recreation.
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Justin Udo
February 02, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — About a year ago, Janice Barbour had a realization: "I'm out of shape." So she decided to do something about it. She started taking hula hoop dancing classes at the Hawthorne rec center in South Philadelphia. "I was trying to find some fitness that could one, fit into...
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New Year's resolutions
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December 26, 2018 - 12:40 pm
By Lisa Drayer (CNN) — With the end of the year approaching, it's not uncommon to start thinking about health goals for the new year, like losing weight, eating healthier, exercising and quitting smoking. But though we may have good intentions, choosing January 1 to make promises to get on a...
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exercise
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October 23, 2018 - 11:05 am
By Ashley Welch, CBS News (CBS News) — Just how important is exercise if you want to live a healthy, longer life? New research finds not exercising or getting very little exercise is just as bad as many other known risk factors associated with death, including high blood pressure, diabetes,...
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