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Things to Do in Boston Now That You’re Vaccinated and Ready to Party

So your final dose of the vaccine is kicking in, antibodies are coursing through your veins, and you’re ready to hit the town. Where do […]


Debunking the Most Common Instagram Fitness Myths

The Insta-Myth: Everything you see on the ’Gram is real. Reality Check: Given that we’re all spending more time on social media, it’s easier than […]


Two Medfords. Two Coasts. One Online Cross-Country Road Race

Virtual events, in this day and age, are a little bittersweet. On the one hand, it’s a constant reminder of all our favorite events that […]


Get Ready to Row: Anyone Can Race in the Head of the Charles Regatta This Year

Countless events in Boston have been canceled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic—including, but not limited to, the Boston Calling music festival and the […]


Eight Exercises Perfect for a Beach Workout

If you’re looking to mix up your workout routine, but aren’t quite comfortable going to the gym anytime soon, try taking your workout outside. Instead […]

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Grab a Buddy and Hit One of These Mountain Bike Trails Near Boston

Staying occupied these days is a feat of its own. Luckily, you can still maintain your distance (and proper COVID hygiene practices) during almost every […]


Explore the City with These Six Bike Trips around Boston

Spontaneous day trips are good for the soul—whether you’re driving a car, on a boat, or pedaling a bike. And never have day trips been […]

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Ashley Mitchell: Boston Wellness Is White-Washed. Now Is the Time to Be Better

Participating in boutique fitness is like visiting the Land of Oz: It’s a mood. The lights are low, the music is loud, and your instructor […]


Oxford Gym Racks up $8,000 in Fines as Owner Refuses to Shut Down

On May 18, David Blondin, owner of the Oxford gym Prime Fitness and Nutrition, decided he’d had enough and reopened his gym for business, despite […]


Without Extra Help, Boston Gyms Face Grim Futures Long Before Phase Three

Phase one of reopening the Massachusetts economy is officially underway. We can now get a haircut (by a professional), places of worship can congregate, and […]


Try These Yoga Poses Before Bed to Fall Asleep and Stay Asleep

These days, it’s hard to make it through the day without feeling some anxiety, emotion, or overall unease. For many people, that anxiety and stress […]


Go Hard and Stay Home? As Gyms Prepare to Reopen, Fitness Fanatics Are Unsure about Returning

After a lot of anticipation, the details of Governor Baker’s plan to reopen the Massachusetts economy were revealed on Monday, with gyms and fitness studios […]


What to Do If You Need New Running Shoes Right Now

Boston is basically Sneaker Town U.S.A., and under regular circumstances you could head out to one of the plethora of running shoe stores in the […]


Here’s Some Advice on Wearing a Face Mask While Running

When we first started quarantining here in Boston, I made a promise to myself that, as a way to maintain my mental and physical health, […]


Four Challenges Boston Fitness Businesses Face in Surviving COVID-19

When the coronavirus crisis crashed into Boston, it was no shock that the fittest among us were quick to adapt. In a matter of mere […]