The Best (and Worst) Post-Race Foods and Drinks

Race photo via Shutterstock Post-race food options are usually of the donuts and bagels variety, unfortunately, because the food provided is most likely donated by a local […]


How to Improve Your Brain Health

Brain image via Shutterstock If you think your Words With Friends addiction is helping your brain, you may be wrong. While these kinds of games […]


Get a Brazilian Booty Without Surgery or Injections

Brazilian bathing suit image via Shutterstock Unfortunately for most of us, genetics play a major role when it comes to our body shapes. But there […]

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Boston's Best Jogging Routes for Every Type of Runner

City joggers are everywhere. Avoiding oncoming joggers is harder than navigating Boston traffic. You can’t walk down Boylston, Newbury, Charles or any other major street […]


Battle at the Barre

The barre fight in Boston is definitely heating up. Already a staple in the Newton Centre fitness community, the Pure Barre franchise is coming to […]

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Boston Moves (a Little) for Health

Photo via Thinkstock One million pounds: That was the amount that Mayor Menino challenged the city of Boston to collectively shed this year. Announced at […]


BU Battles Youth Obesity

Photo via Getty Images Flashlight tag, capture the flag, graveyard, wiffle ball. These are just a few of the games I used to play as […]


Video: How to Get the Abs of an Olympian

If they had been giving out Olympic medals for toned bods, cut abs, and sick figures, we all would have wanted a spot on the […]


Ten Crazy Things Runners Do for Good Luck

Runner image via Shutterstock   For some reason, superstition seems to follow runners throughout their careers. I’ve been around the sport long enough that I’ve […]


Highlights of the U.S. Olympic Trials

Ever since Allyson Felix and Jeneba Tarmoh tied in the 100m event two weekends ago, message boards and Twitter feeds have been abuzz with the […]


No Gym? No Problem. Try a Pop Up Fitness Class.

(Photo via iStockphoto) While you may have attended a pop-up shop selling food or clothes, have you attended a pop-up workout? No longer do you […]


Should Modesty Go Out the Window at a Race?

This guy should put a shirt on it … or not. (Photo via iStockphoto)   Recently, I had a chance to talk to a cross-section […]


GoRecess, a Traveling Gym Rat's Dream

It’s no secret the boutique gym is gaining in popularity in Boston and in the rest of the country. With a variety of classes offered […]


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.