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Everything You Need To Know about the Virtual Boston Marathon

The cancellation of the Boston Marathon this year—for the first time in 124 years—is one of the many great cultural casualties of COVID-19. There are […]

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Debunking the Most Common Instagram Fitness Myths

The Insta-Myth: Everything you see on the ’Gram is real. Reality Check: Given that we’re all spending more time on social media, it’s easier than […]

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Five Boston Adventures to Take on the Water This Summer

If you want to go fishing… Cast a line in Boston Harbor Touted as one of the cleanest harbors in the country (yes, you read […]

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This Is What It’s Like to Open a Fitness Studio During the Pandemic

While existing gyms and fitness studios around the Boston area reconfigured their business models and existing protocols to meet the demands of the COVID pandemic, […]

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Two Medfords. Two Coasts. One Online Cross-Country Road Race

Virtual events, in this day and age, are a little bittersweet. On the one hand, it’s a constant reminder of all our favorite events that […]

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Get Ready to Row: Anyone Can Race in the Head of the Charles Regatta This Year

Countless events in Boston have been canceled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic—including, but not limited to, the Boston Calling music festival and the […]

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Eight Exercises Perfect for a Beach Workout

If you’re looking to mix up your workout routine, but aren’t quite comfortable going to the gym anytime soon, try taking your workout outside. Instead […]

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These Boston Fitness Studios Are Hosting Outdoor Workouts

This week, most gyms in Boston are allowed to open their doors again—but if you’re not ready to step inside again just yet, know that you […]

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Grab a Buddy and Hit One of These Mountain Bike Trails Near Boston

Staying occupied these days is a feat of its own. Luckily, you can still maintain your distance (and proper COVID hygiene practices) during almost every […]

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Boston Sports Clubs Is Having Yet Another Wave of Issues With Members

Members at Boston Sports Clubs across the city are resurfacing with yet more beef with the gym chain that just refuses to show a little […]

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Facing Very Tight Restrictions, Gym Owners Weigh In on Their Reopening Plans

It’s been a hell of a ride for gym and fitness studio owners in and around Boston during the past four months as they navigated […]

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Seven Outdoor Exercises You Can Do on an Athletic Field

After working out in our bedrooms, basements, and living rooms for the past three months, a change of scenery is more than welcome. While gyms […]

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Oxford Gym Racks up $8,000 in Fines as Owner Refuses to Shut Down

On May 18, David Blondin, owner of the Oxford gym Prime Fitness and Nutrition, decided he’d had enough and reopened his gym for business, despite […]

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Nine Black Fitness Professionals in Boston to Follow on Instagram

As protests for the Black Lives Matter movement continue to happen throughout the Boston area, there are many ways you can support the Black community […]

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Mourning the 2020 Boston Marathon That Never Was

I moved to Boston in late March of 2018. My first Boston Marathon experience was a short two weeks later, on April 16, 2018—two days […]