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How to Lose That Extra Winter Weight

(Photo via ThinkStock.) This time of year, I often step on the scale and take an inventory of the damage, as in, how much weight […]

Fitness Al Fresco: Bike Workouts

No matter your skill or experience level, there’s a ride in Boston for you. Just mount up, pedal safely, and let our experts guide you.

Fitness Al Fresco: Paddle

Mix surf, cardio, and seldom-explored coastline for an exciting workout.

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Fitness Al Fresco

Bike, hike, paddle, and run your way into shape this summer with our guide to fitness in the great outdoors.

Fitness Al Fresco: Run

Lace up and hit the road (or path or trail). Whether you’re an enthusiastic newbie or an iron-calved veteran, there’s plenty to explore.

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Six Adductor Exercises to Build Strength

Step aerobics is one way to help strengthen the adductor and abductor muscles. (Photo via IT Stock / Polka Dot / Thinkstock.) Recently, I was […]

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Six Adductor Exercises to Build Stregngth

Step aerobics is one way to help strengthen the adductor and abductor muscles. (Photo via IT Stock / Polka Dot / Thinkstock.) Recently, I was […]

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Should You Hire a Personal Trainer?

Photo via Jupiterimages/Getty Images/Thinkstock. Think back to the last few times you were at the gym: huffing and puffing away on the treadmill while across […]

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How to Deal with Post-Race Disappointment

Photo via Jupiterimages/Brand X Pictures/Thinkstock This past weekend, I had a very disappointing race. It wasn’t the worst I’ve ever run, but at the time, […]

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How to Rock that Golf and Tennis Swing

Photo via F1 Online/Thinkstock This is such an exciting time of year: after those long, dark winter months, we finally get to spend some time […]

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Why Should You Run In Rain, Snow, Sleet, and Mud?

Photo via Comstock/Thinkstock. Did you run through this weekend’s torrential deluge? I did, and it wasn’t the first time, either. I’ve got to have run […]

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An Eye-Opening Look at China's Olympic Diving Practice

I just got back not long ago from a week touring the Chinese Olympic Training Facilities in Beijing, where a friend of mine, strength coach […]

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Four Outdoor Hobbies to Try This Summer

Photo via Altrendo Images/Stockbye/Thinkstock. People who flourish in New England tend to love the great outdoors, and we’re on the verge of the best time […]

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Boston Marathon Recap: Handling the Heat

Marathon champion Wesley Korir on Heartbreak Hill. (Photo by Rob Larsen via Flickr.) Physiologist and running guru Jack Daniels once wrote in his seminal runner’s […]

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Tough New England Adventures

Photo courtesy of Tough Mudder. Urban Dare: Boston, May 19 Utilizing strength that’s more mental than physical, competitors may be asked to hit a bull’s-eye […]