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

Ann Romney Is Launching a Social Media Campaign

To highlight neurologic diseases affecting more than 50 million people worldwide.

Twelve Stroller-Friendly Parks To Explore This Season

Get out, and bring the kids.

There Will Be Spandex

Three new sweat palaces promise to help you shed that winter tonnage.

Crop Top-Worthy Ab Classes

If this season’s crop tops have you seeing muffin tops, it’s time to give one of these ab workouts a try.

You Can Now Practice Yoga in a Craft Cidery

It's more motivation to get through your downward dogs.

Three Fun Treadmill Routines To Brighten Up Your Monday

Plus, one very enthusiastic guy at Boston Sports Clubs.

Free Core Fusion Classes at Exhale Spa Are Back in May

Mark your calendars.

A New Running Group For Moms Offers Free Babysitting

No more excuses.

We Tried It: Ramblewild

The forest adventure park in the Berkshires is fun for all ages.

We Tried It: Fabletics

The Kate Hudson-backed athletic apparel line claims to be Lululemon quality.