Fitness: Keeping Track of It All

Between the advent of the GPS running watch (now complete with heart rate monitor, altimeter, pedometer, and touch screen) and the popularity of online social […]

How to do a Plank Pose

Planking: In Praise of Planks

If you’re still putting your hands behind your head and pulling on your neck, I have news for you: The 21st century has arrived, and […]


Hop in a Half (Marathon, That is)

A friend of mine recently asked me to recommend a good half marathon, and as I was giving him the options, I realized something: there […]


A Recipe for Fitness: Don't Forget to Rest

Today marks my first post for Boston’s Hub Health, and ironically, it’s also day four of a bout of forced rest for me. Normally, I’m […]


Outrun the February Doldrums

(Photo via Jupiter Images.) As this is my first post on Hub Health, I’d like to take moment to introduce myself. I’ve been a runner […]


No Excuses: Gym-Free Exercise, Part II

In Part 1 of our At-Home workout series, we gave you a tough upper-body workout that allows you to tone your arms and shoulders while […]


Drink Your Medicine

By some fortuitous fluke, one of the best things you can drink post-workout is also one of the tastiest: chocolate milk. With just the right […]


No Excuses: Gym-Free Exercise

Getting fit is one of the top New Year’s resolutions, but judging from the crowds at the gym, most people seem to believe that getting […]


Five Ways to Revive Your New Year's Resolution

Photo via ThinkStock. Confession: I’m not the biggest advocate for New Year’s resolutions. For me, a New Year’s resolution comes with a sense of impending […]


The Body on Exercise

Are elite athletes born or made? At Mass General, a team of cardiologists led by Gregory Lewis, Robert Gerszten, and Clary Clish is trying to […]


Stay Fit or Pay Up with GymPact

If your New Year’s resolutions included a promise to stay fit (and whose didn’t?) the biggest challenge you now face is keeping your workout momentum […]

Fitness: Body by Boston

Whether you’re just starting your fitness journey or looking to take things to the next level, consider this your guide to getting in the best shape of your life.


Running Well, Running Safely

Photo via ThinkStock. I ran the Philadelphia Marathon two weeks ago, along with 10,000 other full marathoners and 9,000 half marathoners. It was a beautiful, […]


Five Day-After Thanksgiving Detox Tips

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Use Your Gourd at Boston Sports Club

Pumpkins aren’t just for carving anymore. Stop by the Boston Sports Club in Davis Square at noon next Thursday (Oct. 27) or at noon on […]