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

Are You a Woman Running the Boston Marathon?

You could earn $100.

Freshii Is Opening in the Back Bay

Healthy food lovers rejoice!

Egg Freezing Parties Are a Thing

It's a new way to learn about your reproductive options.

Fit Trend: Aerial Pilates

It's everything you love about Pilates, but with silks.

The All-Female Boston Bikes and Bites and Festival Is Back

Choose from 10, 30, or 50 miles.

Mindy Kaling's Brother Posed As a Black Man to Get into Med School

It worked.

Backyard Chickens Are a Thing

And you can even hire a special service to care for them.

Adidas and B.A.A. to Open New Store Concept Called 'RunBase'

It's part museum, part store, part locker room.

The Electric Run Is Coming to Boston

In October.

11 Ways to Cook With Matcha

Jump on the trend with these innovative recipes.