Casey Lyons

Just Slide: How to Get the Best Sledding in Boston

Sledding’s not just fun, it also burns calories and gets you that much-needed vitamin D. BY THIS POINT in winter, most of us are desperate to get outside for a little sunshine and exercise. If you’re not in the mood…

Just Slide

BY THIS POINT in winter, most of us are desperate to get outside for a little sunshine and exercise. If you’re not in the mood to spend your weekend traipsing up north to ski, however, we have a suggestion for…

Person of Interest: Bryan Fuller

IT’S NOT THE SHARKS, rogue waves, astronaut-tight quarters, or oceanic isolation that make 42-year-old Bryan Fuller nervous as he trains to break a world record by rowing 2,950 miles across the Atlantic. It’s the potential for tedium: “I want to…

Fitness Resource Guide

THE ESSENTIAL RESOURCE guide to get you in the best shape of your life, whether you want to box in the toughest rings in town or just dip a toe into the yoga phenomenon. From Casual to Hardcore… Running Clubs…

The Presidential Look

POPULAR WISDOM HAS IT that the fastest way to a voter’s support is variously through the mouth, wallet, or ears. But really, the eyes might be best: Everyone’s constantly sizing one another up, says Mac Fulfer, author of Amazing Face…

Time for a New New Hampshire

THE POLLS OPEN for the New Hampshire primaries on January 10, once again putting the state in the spotlight as the first to cast lots for president. Every four years, we hear about how seriously the citizens of New Hampshire…

Body by Boston: Build Strength

WANT TO HOIST WEIGHTS like Arnold in Pumping Iron? Easy, champ. You’ll get those muscles toned. But take it slow. By and large, gym folk agree that pushing too hard at the outset creates a negative fitness association (working out…

Fitness: Body by Boston

YOU’VE GOT RESOLUTIONS. But you’ve also got more excuses than Dunkin’ has donuts, and it’s colder than an iced coffee out there. Your motivation level? Not exactly sky-high. We’re here to help you get in shape! Whether you’re just starting…

Person of Interest: Ashley Stanley

ON A WARM MORNING this fall, Ashley Stanley hoists large plastic bags brimming with broccoli and kale from a Weston farm into a van emblazoned with a heart-shaped wooden spoon and the name Lovin’ Spoonfuls. What started out two years…

Then and Now

FOUR DECADES AGO, the Boston Women’s Health Book Collective published a revolutionary pamphlet titled Our Bodies, Ourselves. How much have things changed since then? Judy Norsigian, the group’s executive director, says less than you might think. Doctors1971: Almost all OB-GYNs…