Kristen Mercier

Kristen is a personal trainer and group fitness instructor at Corpbasics Fitness & Training Club in Somerville. She has certifications from the National Academy of Sports Medicine as a Cancer Exercise Specialist and uses exercise to help her clients get through life changing experiences such as a cancer diagnosis.

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Essential Exercises for Breast Cancer Survivors

A cancer exercise specialist shows us the best exercises to improve range of motion.

Work Out Safely in the Heat

Tips from a personal trainer on working out in extreme heat.

Easy Ways to Get Back in the Gym

Fall back in love with your fitness routine with these expert tips.

Get a Bikini Body by June

March is the new January when it comes to starting a fitness routine. Here's how to begin.

Social Media Can Help You Lose Weight

For every 10 status updates, you can lose .05 percent of your body fat. We're not kidding.

Affordable Ways to Workout With A Personal Trainer

Working with a personal trainer doesn't have to break the bank.