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    Get Fit & Healthy at City Fit Girls FitRetreat on 8/23

    Photo: Creative Commons
    Photo: Creative Commons

    Hey ladies, are you interested in being up in the gym just workin’ on your fitness?

    This summer, City Fit Girls will be hosting their second annual FitRetreat, a day full of fitness sessions along with wellness and nutrition workshops. FitRetreat will take place on Saturday, August 23rd at Impact Hub Philadelphia.

    FitRetreat welcomes all women to come and participate, regardless of your fitness level. Whether you’re interested in training for marathons, losing weight, learning how to eat healthy, finding fitness partners, or getting help starting your own wellness business, FitRetreat is a great way to spend your Saturday.

    Fitness sessions this year will include yoga, high-intensity interval training, and belly dancing, in addition to the running clinic, cooking demos, and seminars on topics such as positive body image. There will also be massages throughout the day as well as a local, healthy lunch and giveaways!

    This year City Fit Girls is looking to expand with an estimated 100-150 women and even larger sponsors such as Whole Foods and Grace & Glory Yoga. Last year, FitRetreat brought 75 women together with 7 fitness instructors and more than 15 sponsors.

    Photo: Creative Commons
    Photo: Creative Commons

    FitRetreat Schedule of Events

    • 9 AM – Fun Run, Club Cardio, Yoga, Healthy Talk & Demo
    • 10 AM – The Psychology of Eating Lecture, HIIT, Training for Your First Race
    • 11 AM – Beauty and Healthy Skin Talk, Yoga, Juicing 101, Women Bike PHL
    • 12 PM – Panel on Positive Body Image, Healthy Shopping on a Budget, Re-Thinking Women’s Underwear
    • 1 PM – Belly Dancing, Cardio Bootcamp, Kettle Bell Blast

    How to Register

    Interested? Here’s options to kickstart your fitness plan:

    • Register online through Friday, August 22nd for only $25
    • Register at the early registration and shopping event at City Sports-Walnut Street on Friday, August 22nd between 7-9 PM for only $25
    • Register at the door on August 23rd for $30

    Catharine Gaylord

    About Catharine Gaylord

    From growing up in Damascus, Maryland to studying Marketing and Finance at Saint Joseph’s University, she got her first taste of sustainability in Elementary School when her mother went on a recycling binge and got the family on board. She assumes she’ll probably be something like that when she grows up, too. She loves her other roles as a Resident Assistant and barista at Starbucks. In her spare time, she loves to go for long runs, reading Game of Thrones, and watching Hockey.

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