17 Healthy Things to Do This Week

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Red Sox Experience/Photo provided

Monday, October 10

Tufts 10K for Women: Do something productive with your Columbus Day at this 10K around Boston. The day also includes a health and fitness expo.

$45, 12 p.m. Boston Common at Beacon Street, Boston, tuftshealthplan.com.

Tuesday, October 11

Zumba at Athleta: Boogie to Latin beats at this after-hours Zumba class at Athleta. Shop until the store closes, then shake off the day.

Free, 8:15 p.m. Athleta, 92 Newbury St., Boston, eventbrite.com.

 

Biketoberfest. Photo provided.

Biketoberfest/Photo provided

Thursday, October 13

Sprint, Stroll, Shop: Still need to check out Crane & Lion’s Copley pop-up shop? Start your shopping spree with a two- to four-mile group run. Then head back for a Crane & Lion discount and plenty of giveaways.

Free, 5:30 p.m. Crane & Lion, 100 Huntington Ave., Boston, eventbrite.com

Biketoberfest: Cycle on over to this celebration of  food, booze, dancing, music, and, of course, bikes.

$25, 6:30 p.m. Center for Arts at the Armory, 191 Highland Ave., Somerville, bostoncalendar.com

Free Puma Body Fix: Join instructor Cassie Brown for her signature Body Fix HIIT class at Puma.

Free, 6:30 p.m. Puma, 333 Newbury St., Boston, movewith.com.

Friday, October 14

Glow Yoga Party: Yoga gets a Friday night makeover at this Burn Fitness Studios class, complete with glow sticks and glow paint. Wear neon to complete the effect. If it’s your first class, you’ll pay only $15.

$18, 8 p.m. Burn Fitness Studios, 547 Columbus Ave., Boston, burnfitboston.com.

Saturday, October 15

Brunch Fit: Start your Saturday with Beatbarre—a combination of ballet, Pilates, yoga, and functional training—at C2 Pilates, then nosh on brunch and mimosas from Bostonia Public House.

$39, 9:30 a.m. Bostonia Public House, 131 State St., Boston, movewith.com.

Sole Train: This 5K loops around Jamaica Pond twice. It benefits Sole Train, a running program for children in Boston Public Schools.

$30, 9:30 a.m. Pinebank Field, Jamaica Way at Perkins Street, Boston, soletrain5k.com.

Red Sox Experience at Faneuil Hall: Fenway Park comes to Faneuil Hall this weekend. Try your swing at a batting cage, test your pitch accuracy, and take a selfie with Wally.

Free, 10 a.m. Faneuil Hall, 1 Faneuil Hall Square, Boston, redsox.com

Step Out to Stop Diabetes: Join the American Diabetes Association at the Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes. Choose among one-, two-, or three-mile walks around the Common.

Free, 9 a.m. Boston Common, Tremont Street, Boston, diabetes.org

Night Shift Brewing

Yoga at Night Shift/Photo provided

Sunday, October 16

Free Class at Lyfe Cycle: Early riser? Head to Roslindale’s Lyfe Cycle for a free cycling class.

Free, 8 a.m. Lyfe Cycle, 4155 Washington St., Roslindale, movewith.com.

Free Rooftop Yoga: Squeeze in one last rooftop yoga class before the weather turns. CorePower Yoga is celebrating its soon-to-open studio at Ink Block with a free class on the roof.

Free, 10:30 a.m. Ink Block, 300 Harrison Ave., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Doggie 5K Fun Run: Take your furry friend for a stroll at this Somerville 5K, then wag your tail at the after party.

$40, 10 a.m. Bull McCabes, 366 Somerville Ave., Somerville, racemenu.com.

Runner’s Kneeds: Join elite marathoner Amanda Nurse and yoga instructor Cyndi Gonzalez for this workshop. Begin with mindfulness techniques and stretching, go for a 45-minute run, then move into a yoga class focused on improving runners’ knee by opening and stretching the surrounding muscles.

$35, 10 a.m. Wellness in Motion, 45 School St., Boston, movewith.com.

Public Body Workout for Boston Children’s Hospital: Your admission fee for this workout is a toy to donate to a Boston Children’s patient. Stay for brunch at Banyan afterward for an additional $22.

Toy donation, 10:30 a.m. Heartbreak Hill Running Company, South End, 652 Tremont St., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Brewery Yoga: Exhale. Then breathe in the hoppy air at this free yoga class at Night Shift Brewing.

Free, 11 a.m. Night Shift Brewing, 87 Santilli Highway, Everett, eventbrite.com.

Learn to Fly Yoga: If you’re a semi-experienced yogi trying to learn arm balance and inversions, learn to fly at this workshop at Studio U.

$30, 2 p.m. Studio U, 1065 Comm. Ave., Boston, studiouboston.com.

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