Fitness Al Fresco

For most of the year, our workouts are drudgery: a StairMaster climb here, a core-toning class there. But for a few short months, we get to work out West Coast–style. Behold, our guide to getting and staying fit in the great outdoors.

Edited by Casey Lyons

bike in boston


Learn the basics of bike safety, then take your skills to the street on a two-wheeled tour of the region’s highlights.

hike in boston


Gear up and get outside. Quiet woods, airy mountaintops, and pristine shorelines are waiting for you.

paddle in boston


Dip an oar to explore the choicest locations for birds, beaches, and some of the best views around.

run in boston


Jogging the Esplanade? Please. Try our expert-chosen routes to add a little verve to your miles.