13 Healthy Things To Do Around Boston This Week
Rev'd outdoor cycling, the B.A.A. 10k, American Rendezvous parkour, and more.
Harvard Stadium Steps: Meet at Harvard Stadium for a free fitness series running through August 27 from the coaches from Healthworks. The series is all about having fun while getting a good workout in.
Free, 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Harvard Stadium, 79 N Harvard St., Boston, eventbrite.com.
BollyX Fitness Class: Learn cardio dance moves from South Asia in this fitness class, which is part of the Faneuil Hall Marketplace’s Summer Sampler series—with over 200+ free, fun, and interactive events.
Free, 6 p.m.-7 p.m., Faneuil Hall Marketplace, 4 South Market Building, Boston, facebook.com.
Downeast Run Club: Meet at the Downeast Cider pop-up bar at Dewey Square, outside South Station, before heading out on a three-mile run around Boston. The run will loop back to the bar for cider, beer, or wine afterwards.
Free, 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., The Back Porch, 700 Atlantic Ave., Boston, facebook.com.
Rev’d Indoor Cycling x New Balance: Take your spin class outside this week for a special ride from Rev’d Indoor Cycling at the New Balance Global Flagship store at Boston Landing. Two 45 minute rides will take place, and a ticket includes a bike, pair of spin shoes, and access to a post-workout bash inside the store with pizza, beer, and wine.
$35, 5:30 p.m. or 6:30 p.m., New Balance, 140 Guest St., Boston, eventbrite.com.
American Rendezvous: This national event is making a pit stop through Somerville with two and a half days full of parkour workshops, modules, and teaching from some of the world’s most experienced parkour/Art du Déplacement instructors. You’ll get a full day of training on a giant indoor setup and on some of Boston’s best parkour spots.
$59-$99, Friday 1 p.m.-6 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Somerville (exact location TBA via email), eventbrite.com.
Pride Special 5 mile Boot Camp Run: Join the Midnight Runners for a special 5-mile bootcamp run through the South End to celebrate Pride and to shake out before the B.A.A. 10k.
Free, 7 p.m., Cathedral Station, 1222 Washington St., Boston, facebook.com.
Mattapan Moving For Life Celebration: Partake in a fitness assessment as well as yogalates, Afro Soca Dance, and lacrosse while learning about fitness, healthy eating, and diabetes prevention with the Mattapan Food and Fitness Coalition. There will be a live DJ, raffle prizes, and the MFFC famers market on site.
Free, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Mass Audubon’s Boston Nature Center and Wildlife Sanctuary, 500 Walk Hill St., Boston, eventbrite.com.
Nourishing through the First 1,000 Days: New moms, hear from Katharine Murphy, a Certified Nutritional Therapy Consultant and Licensed Clinical Social Worker, as she teaches you how to nourish your body during pregnancy and lactation, how to introduce your infant to real food, and how to nutritionally feed the whole family.
$30, 12 p.m.-1:15 p.m., Asana Charlestown, 20 City Square, Charlestown, facebook.com.
Summer Island Fitness Frenzy: Take your workout to Spectacle Island for eight different fitness classes and great views of the skyline. The day will include running, bootcamp, yoga, pilates, and more. All classes will run simultaneously and each ticket price includes a round-trip ferry ride.
$30, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Boston Harbor Islands Ferry at Long Wharf to pick up tickets to Spectacle Island, eventbrite.com.
Brunch Fit: Get your heart rate up in a beat-based indoor cycling ride at Cyc Fitness then head down the street to Back Bay Social Club for a full brunch spread.
$19-$39, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., 699 Boylston St., Boston, eventbrite.com.
Brunch and Burn: The ladies of WISE Boston will be hosting an afternoon of fitness, networking, and complimentary lunch provided by Shredded at CorePower Yoga complete with an hour yoga class.
$20 for non-members, 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m., CorePower Yoga Ink Block, 36 Traveler St. Unit 1, Boston, eventbrite.com.
B.A.A. 10k: Whether you’re running or cheering, be a part of the prestigious race as runners make their way through Back Bay, doubling back just past Boston University. The race starts and ends on Charles Street at Boston Common.
Registration varies, 6:30 a.m.-11 a.m., Charles St., Boston Common, Boston, baa.org.
Pound and Pour: Ever rocked out super hard to Rock Band and thought it could be a workout? Well, now it is. Join in on cardio jam session POUND, which is inspired by playing the drums, with Elisa Gear at Castle Island Brewing Co. Ticket includes class and any one beer of your choice.
$20, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Castle Island Brewing Co, 31 Astor Ave., Norwood, eventbrite.com.