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How Fighting Substance Abuse Is Like Training for a Triathlon

As Sarah Bagley sees it, fighting addiction is a lot like training for a triathlon. “You have to be focused. You have to be disciplined. […]

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23 Healthy Things to Do This Week

Monday, May 15 American Red Cross Blood Drive: Save a life while you do your grocery shopping. Whole Foods and the American Red Cross are partnering […]

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You Can Work Out with Gold Medalist DeeDee Trotter

If you missed your chance to work out with Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman last weekend, never fear. Next week, you can sweat with a two-time Olympic […]

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You Can Work Out with the Bachelorette

When certified Spin instructor Kaitlyn Bristowe chose personal trainer Shawn Booth on the 11th season of the Bachelorette, they became quite possibly the fittest couple ever […]

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20 Healthy Things to Do This Week

Monday, May 8 Get Active JP: This week-long seminar at Mike’s Fitness offers events ranging from boxing to strength-training to nutrition, all with the goal of […]

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Where to Take Yoga for Beginners in Boston

Boston is a daunting place to be a yoga newbie. With a studio on seemingly every block, it may seem like everyone—everyone except you, that […]

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17 Healthy Things to Do This Week

Monday, May 1 Sunrise Workout: Instructor Chelsea Clarke is offering her first outdoor workout of the year for free. Expect strength-training, toning, and flexibility. Free, […]

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25 Fun Road Races to Run This Year

Don’t pound the pavement alone this spring and summer. We found 22 fun road races you should add to your to-do list. May Boston Marine […]

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ImprovBoston Is Offering a Performance Just for Kids with Autism

To round out Autism Awareness Month, ImprovBoston is hosting a show just for children with autism and their families. The show, scheduled for April 29 […]

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This App Wants to Make It Easier and Faster to Get a Doctor’s Appointment

If you’ve ever found yourself trying (and failing) to quickly get a medical appointment in the Boston area, the results of a survey by Merritt Hawkins […]

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18 Healthy Things to Do This Week

Monday, April 24 Ladies’ Fight Night: Bring a friend to this workshop, where you’ll practice non-verbal, verbal, and physical self-defense skills. As a bonus, it’s […]

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Where to Recover from the Boston Marathon

If you ran on Monday, your body is probably feeling it today. But here’s some motivation to drag your aching muscles and blistered feet off […]

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16 Healthy Things to Do This Week

Monday, April 17 Dance for No More: Dayna Altman, a sexual assault survivor, created an advocacy-focused music video to spread her message of perseverance. In this two-hour […]

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This Attachment Kicks Your Bike Up a Notch

When Assaf Biderman decided to address traffic congestion in cities, he started by reinventing the wheel. Biderman is the founder of Cambridge-based Superpedestrian, which on Tuesday […]

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Ask the Expert: What Does a Marathon Actually Do to My Body?

When you think of distance running, you probably think of the good stuff: the runner’s high, aerobic exercise, and major calorie burning. But running 26.2 […]