Melissa Malamut

Melissa Malamut

Health editor

Melissa started as an associate editor at Boston in September 2012, before being promoted to Health Editor in February 2014, where she writes, edits, and assigns all health/fitness/wellness copy for and the print magazine. But this is her second time around the office. She first started her magazine career here as a fact-checker in 2005. She also worked as a reporter/fact-checker at ESPN The Magazine and her writing has appeared in Marie Claire, Miami New Times,, and more. Melissa is a Massachusetts native but spent half her life in South Florida. She loves all things Boston and the Florida Gators, and has an argument about how she can love both the Red Sox and the Marlins that will knock your socks off. Her book, She's Got Game, was published by St. Martin's Press in 2010. Melissa is also certified to teach Pilates.

Melissa Malamut'S latest stories

You Can Now Book a Public Tennis Court Online

Through a new city run partnership.

Six Healthy Gems Found in the Trader Joe's Frozen Food Aisle

Straight from a health coach.

41 Bosu Ball Exercises to Try This Summer

Be baffled by the ball no more!

Maple Syrup May Be Your New Cure All

More pancakes, please.

Governor Baker and Mayor Walsh Will Ride in the Pan-Mass Challenge

And they'll have to raise the minimum funds---just like us.

Motivation Monday: The Ultimate Office Workout

Do not try this at home.

Can a Computer Diagnose Cancer?

MIT says yes.

Free Yoga at Night Shift Brewing Is Back

Plus, the brewery's free run club starts Thursday.

Equinox Gyms to Open 75 Hotels Worldwide

Will Boston be a location?

Free Stroller Fitness Classes Are Back

From Jennifer Phelan Pilates.