Get Moving, Boston, aims to improve the fitness of our community by encouraging everyone to become more active. Here you'll find tips, how-to videos, and photo galleries, but most of all inspiration and encouragement to reach your goals. Remember; please consult your doctor before starting any exercise program.
Boston Moves for Health is an ambitious campaign launched by Mayor Thomas M. Menino to improve the health, fitness of the city of Boston. As part of the initiative, the mayor has challenged residents to lose 1 million pounds and move 10 million miles.
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Want to get in shape or kick up your current routine a notch? We've got tips for getting started, photos from fellow readers to inspire you, polls, quizzes, discussions, and more. Join in and share your fitness journey and get moving! Click on any of the photos above to read more about that feature.
Hometown Wellness Showdown
We paired up with local company Lose It! and YMCAs from across the region to bring you a four-week wellness challenge that we hoped would help you change or improve your diet and exercise habits. See the results of the challenge, which is now over, below.
StandingsBy town | By YMCA
Getting fit in Boston
A range of suggestions from local political leaders, artists, scientists, and others:
YOUR FITNESS PLAN
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