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How to Drink and Run

From the pounding of a headache, to the soreness of dehydrated muscles, everyone knows that a hangover is no fun. Add a run into the […]


Fitness: Keeping Track of It All

Between the advent of the GPS running watch (now complete with heart rate monitor, altimeter, pedometer, and touch screen) and the popularity of online social […]


Hop in a Half (Marathon, That is)

A friend of mine recently asked me to recommend a good half marathon, and as I was giving him the options, I realized something: there […]


A Recipe for Fitness: Don't Forget to Rest

Today marks my first post for Boston’s Hub Health, and ironically, it’s also day four of a bout of forced rest for me. Normally, I’m […]


Seasonal Affective Disorder and Endurance Athletes

I alluded to this in my last column about skiing, but it hasn’t gone away, so I thought I’d expand on this phenomenon today and […]


Outrun the February Doldrums

(Photo via Jupiter Images.) As this is my first post on Hub Health, I’d like to take moment to introduce myself. I’ve been a runner […]


Skiing From a Runner's Point of View

Photo via iStockphoto. I’m not a good skier, but I like skiing. I spend a day or two every year on the slopes, which is […]


The Body on Exercise

Are elite athletes born or made? At Mass General, a team of cardiologists led by Gregory Lewis, Robert Gerszten, and Clary Clish is trying to […]

Fitness: Body by Boston

Whether you’re just starting your fitness journey or looking to take things to the next level, consider this your guide to getting in the best shape of your life.


Running Well, Running Safely

Photo via ThinkStock. I ran the Philadelphia Marathon two weeks ago, along with 10,000 other full marathoners and 9,000 half marathoners. It was a beautiful, […]