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Harder, Better, Faster, Safer: Training at Redline Fight Sports

A boxing, kickboxing and mixed martial arts gym that describes itself as “high-octane” could seem scary to a newcomer—especially when you realize that entering the gym means descending a flight of stairs to an underground training space. But Redline Fight Sports isn’t intimidating at all. In fact, it just might be one of the most […]


Go Beyond Barbells at These Cambridge Gyms

Sometimes all you want from a gym is to pop in your earbuds, jump on a treadmill and tune out while you work out. But if you’re looking to get fit in a space that offers a little more, check out one of these area gyms, where you’ll find yourself thinking “I get to go […]




WORKOUT-SIDE THE BOX: Dance Like No One Is Watching

This winter, the perfect antidote to cabin fever could just be mixing up your workout—whether that means putting on your dancing shoes, practicing your swordsmanship or braving frigid temps on your bike. *** Looking to bring more physical activity into your life but can’t stand the treadmill or freezing temperatures? Try trading in those running shoes […]


WORKOUT-SIDE THE BOX: Biking Through the Snow

This winter, the perfect antidote to cabin fever could just be mixing up your workout—whether that means putting on your dancing shoes, practicing your swordsmanship or braving frigid temps on your bike. *** Every weekday morning, Amy Chilton wakes up in her Somerville apartment, throws on a pair of jeans, stuffs her work clothes into a […]


WORKOUT-SIDE THE BOX: Épée the Day Away at Olympia Fencing Center

This winter, the perfect antidote to cabin fever could just be mixing up your workout—whether that means putting on your dancing shoes, practicing your swordsmanship or braving frigid temps on your bike. *** “When I mention to most of my friends that I do fencing, they’re like, ‘Oh, cool! How does it feel to stab someone?” […]