14 Healthy Things to Do This Week

Including a chance to work out with Gisele's personal trainer.


Btone Fitness/photo provided

Monday, February 6

Dynamic HIIT: Get your sweat on with a first-Monday-of-the-month HIIT workout at the New Balance flagship store. Plus, you’ll get 20 percent off any purchases, and light refreshments.

Free, 6:30 p.m. New Balance Flagship Store, 140 Guest St., Brighton, eventbrite.com.

Tuesday, February 7

Healthy Happy Hour: This event will address useful weight loss programs and common health questions. There will also be healthy snacks.

Free, 6 p.m. Lingo Cafe + Bar, 2 Education Circle, Cambridge, eventbrite.com.

Wednesday, February 8

Xplosive Performance: Get your heart pumping with this plyometric workout developed by Xpolsive Performance Academy. Even if you aren’t an athlete, you can train like one.

$10, 7 p.m. Reebok Back Bay Showroom, 132 Newbury St., Boston, eventbrite.com

Thursday, February 9

MGH Blood Donor Cupcake Event: Need old fashioned bribery to get you in the donation chair? For the seventh year, MGH will reward blood donors with cupcakes every Thursday in February.

Free, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. MGH Blood Donor Center, 55 Fruit St., Boston, thebostoncalendar.com.

Friday, February 10

Designing a Healthy Lifestyle: Make wellness a priority at this workshop, which discusses the role of design in health care and other improvements wellness-minded people can make to their lives.

$10, 8:30 a.m. Red Thread + Steelcase, 101 Seaport Blvd., Boston, designmuseumfoundation.org


Trillium yoga/Photo provided

Saturday, February 11

Jimmy Fund Snow Challenge: There’s snow place better to fundraise than the slopes. Snow lovers of all abilities are invited to strap on their skis and snowboards to support adult and pediatric cancer care and research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

$60+, 9 a.m. Nashoba Valley Ski Area, 79 Powers Road, Westford, jimmyfund.org.

Yoga at Trillium: Enjoy 60 minutes of vinyasa yoga, then retox after class with a beer of your choice. Plus, find your people among other yogis who love brewskis.

$25, 9:15 a.m. Trillium Brewing, 110 Shawmut Road, Canton, eventbrite.com

Taproom Yoga: Enjoy a 60-minute yoga sesh, followed by two flight-sized beers after class. Namaste to that.

$8, 11 a.m. Bent Water Brewing Company, 180 Commercial St., Lynn, eventbrite.com

Women’s Wellness Workshop: Okay ladies, now let’s get motivated. Start feeling better and stronger with help from an expert panel.

$35+, 12 p.m. Brookline Teen Center, 40 Aspinwall Ave., Brookline, eventbrite.com.

Boston Marathon Charity Class at Btone: Tighten up at a Btone Pilates class, all while fundraising for the Last Call Foundation, which provides funding, education, and research to advance the safety needs of Boston firefighters.

$28, 1:30 p.m. Btone Fitness, 30 Newbury St., Boston, eventbrite.com.

Work Out with Gisele’s Trainer: Join celebrity trainer and Spiritual Athlete founder Jill Payne—yes, she’s really worked with Gisele—for a special workshop at Boston Sports Clubs Studio. The event will include HIIT, breathing exercises, fitness tips, and refreshments.

$50, 12:30 p.m. Boston Sports Clubs Studio, 699 Boylston St., Boston, mindbodyonline.com.

Boston Marathon B/Spoke Fundraiser: Help a Boston Marathoner raise money for Boston Medical Center while you sweat it out during a B/Spoke cycling class.

$30, 2:30 p.m. B/Spoke, 101 Federal St., Boston, eventbrite.com

Spiritual Athlete

Spiritual Athlete/Photo provided

Sunday, February 12

Free Fitness Bootcamp: If you’re looking to be huffing, puffing, and sweating this weekend, try this free bootcamp class at Legacy Place.

Free, 9 a.m. Eddie Bauer, 242 Legacy Place, Dedham, eventbrite.com

Ride and Raise Money: At this Turnstyle class, cycle toward raising $7,500 for the Mass Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired. The ticket price also includes a raffle for five Turnstyle classes.

$30, 3:30 p.m. Turnstyle South End, 310 Harrison Ave., Boston, eventbrite.com