148 Ways to Get Fit Without the Gym

Make the city your gym.

Look, the gym is great. It really is. It keeps us fit during long, cold winters and on rainy days, and for that, we’re eternally grateful.

But sometimes, the gym just doesn’t cut it. Maybe you can’t stand to be cooped up on the treadmill when the weather’s nice. Maybe a gym membership isn’t in your budget. Maybe you just plain hate the gym. Whatever—we’re not here to judge.

Ergo, our guide to getting fit without setting foot in the gym. The best part? Our 159 suggestions are just scratching the surface of all the great ways to turn the city into your gym. So what are you waiting for? Get out there and start trying them all.


Jamie Ducharme Jamie Ducharme, Contributor jducharme@bostonmagazine.com