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breakfast cocktail
Nutrition
17th November 2017

3 Apple Cider Vinegar Breakfast Cocktails

Apple cider vinegar (ACV) has been around for ages, and widely known as a healthy…
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fall clothes
Lifestyle
15th November 2017

5 Fabulous Athletic Clothes Trends for the Fall Season

Ah, fashion. We don't love it when the clothes you wear start to matter more…
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pumpkin recipes
Healthy Recipes
9th November 2017

10 Ways to Eat Pumpkin—That Aren’t Pie

It's almost Thanksgiving (and Friendsgiving!). If you love pumpkin but aren't a huge fan of…
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exercise work hours
Fitness
3rd November 2017

5 Reasons Why You Need to Exercise During Work Hours

If you don’t walk or bike to work, chances are you start your day seated…
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stepmill challenge
Challenges
1st November 2017

November Monthly Fitness Challenge: How Many Steps Can You Do on The Stepmill in 5 Minutes?

At Healthworks, we love providing our gym-goers with challenging, effective, and dare we say fun…
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stress chaga
Wellness
31st October 2017

Benefits of Chaga and How it Can Combat Stress

Stressful events that elevate heart rate and stress hormone levels can bring you down. Literally.…
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gym hair
Lifestyle
26th October 2017

Gym Hair, Don’t Care: How to Deal With Your Post-Workout Locks

Your post-workout clean-up routine needn’t be longer than the workout itself. Here’s how to get…
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family community
Healthworks
23rd October 2017

An Interview With the Harrington Family: 40 Years of Building a Healthy Community

When you learn that the co-founder took her week-old son to her office with her,…
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healthworks timeline
Healthworks
19th October 2017

40 Years of Furthering Fitness: A Timeline of Healthworks’ History

Time and technology have dramatically changed Healthworks over the past four decades; at the same…
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abs workout
Workouts
13th October 2017

Tucked and Tight: 4 Core Exercises That’ll Keep You Going Strong

From muffin tops to beer bellies, loose abs are often a reminder of missed workouts.…
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healthy mood
Lifestyle
11th October 2017

10 Ways to Boost Your Mood

‘Tis the season. You wake-up when it’s dark out and get off work after the…
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fitness shoes
Fitness
10th October 2017

Best Fitness Shoes for the Fall

It’s easy to pick the season’s most popular shoe off the shelf and call it…
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eat for performance
Nutrition
5th October 2017

3 Tips When Eating for Increased Performance

That old analogy of a car and gasoline really rings true when it comes to…
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goblet squats
Challenges
4th October 2017

Monthly Fitness Challenge: How Many Goblet Squats Can You Do?

It’s time for a spooktacular Fitness Challenge this October. Actually, it’s not scary at all.…
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basic crunch
Fitness
29th September 2017

Why You Should Toss the “Basic Crunch” in the Garbage (And What to Replace it With)

Raise your hand if you've ever busted out a set of 50 crunches before (don't…
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fall soup recipes
Nutrition
26th September 2017

Fall is Finally Here! Keep Warm with 3 Delicious Soup Recipes

If you have an onion and some chicken flavored bouillon cubes, chances are you have…
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LifestyleUncategorised
21st September 2017

4 Ways to Unwind with Lavender in Your Life

The tiny flowers and leaves of lavender plants pack quite a punch when it comes…
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morning yoga
Fitness
19th September 2017

3 Yoga Moves to Get You Up and Feeling Human in the Morning!

Even some of the fittest folks take a while to work out their creaks and…
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organic makeup
Lifestyle
15th September 2017

Clean Out Your Cosmetic Collection and Give Organics a Try

Your skin is your body’s largest organ. It protects your innards from harmful environmental pollutants…
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spa retreat
Wellness
13th September 2017

Rejuvenate, Rest and Re-energize! Find a Spa or Retreat that Suits You

With summer’s passing, retreats and camps geared toward kids will close-up shop. Now it’s your…
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matcha power
Nutrition
11th September 2017

Thank You Very Matcha: Explore the Power of a Little Green Powder

Matcha. It kind of sounds like a new dating app, doesn’t it? While matcha might…
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hex bar deadlift
Fitness
1st September 2017

September Fitness Challenge: What’s Your Maximum Trap Bar Deadlift?

Take on Healthworks’ Trap Bar Deadlift Challenge this September, and you’ll learn how to use…
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heart rate monitor
Fitness
29th August 2017

3 Ways a Heart Rate Monitor Can Boost Your Fitness

Featured image courtesy of: MYZONE Using a heart rate monitor can pay dividends when it comes…
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skin-sugaring
Lifestyle
24th August 2017

Sugaring for Your Skin—Sounds Too Sweet to be True

When it comes to getting rid of body hair and keeping facial hair at bay,…
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healthy-summer-skin
Lifestyle
17th August 2017

3 Ways to Keep Your Skin Hydrated and Healthy This Summer

Who doesn't love summertime? Sunshine. BBQs. The beach. Despite the beautiful weather and outdoor activities,…
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Fitness
10th August 2017

Zone-in On Your Middle: 5 Ways a Strong Core Can Get You More

Whether you’re stoked about the simplicity of holding body weight planks, or you like to…
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self defense event
Community
4th August 2017

Operation IMPACT: Empowering Women Through Self-Defense (Snag Your Spot!!)

Healthworks is deeply committed to empowering women. One of the ways we express our commitment…
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forearm plank
Fitness
2nd August 2017

August Fitness Challenge: How Long Can You Hold a Forearm Plank?

The team at Healthworks is always looking for fun ways to help our members improve…
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muscle memory
Fitness
31st July 2017

Turn Your Muscles on Autopilot–How Does Muscle Memory Work?

The dictionary defines muscle memory as "the ability to reproduce a particular movement without conscious…
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Healthy Summertime Desserts
Nutrition
19th July 2017

2 Healthy Summertime Desserts Filled With Delicious In-Season Fruits

Eating fruits and veggies while they're in-season is an excellent idea. Compared to the year-round…
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team training fun
Fitness
17th July 2017

Team Train Your Way to Fitness and Fun!

Gabby Douglas, Kevin Durant, and Usain Bolt; what do all those elite athletes have in…
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row machine
Fitness
11th July 2017

3 Quick Tips to Get the Most Out of You Rowing Machine Workout

The rowing machine is a great tool for building your cardiovascular engine, strengthening your posterior…
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july fitness challenge rowing machine
Fitness
3rd July 2017

July Fitness Challenge: Row, Row, Row Your Way to Fitness

Beat the summer doldrums and rock the boat! Join the Healthworks July Challenge and see…
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gym bag supplies
Lifestyle
29th June 2017

#whatsinmybag: Inspirational Gym Bag Supplies

The most influential women of fitness are no strangers to people asking about their daily…
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gym-bag-packing-plan
Fitness
27th June 2017

Plan for Success. Create a Packing Plan for Your Workouts

Meal planning is popular. Why? Because it works. Many people find they save time and…
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fascia
Fitness
21st June 2017

Let’s Go Skin Deep: How’s Your Fascia?

I do get quite a few questions on what Fascia actually is? The next question…
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Massage Therapy Silicone Cups
Lifestyle
20th June 2017

What You Need to Know About Massage Therapy and Silicone Cups

Silicone Cupping gained popularity during the Olympics when Michael Phelps’ swimming photos went viral with…
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skin care
Lifestyle
6th June 2017

Founder of SkinHealth Inc.- How to Keep Your Skin Beautiful and Healthy

Since we love the great outdoors, and because many of our favorite fitness activities—golf, hiking,…
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rev-up-running
Fitness
1st June 2017

10 Ways to Rev-Up Your Running

Do you feel like you’ve been putting in the miles but still to fall flat…
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june monthly fitness challenge
Fitness
1st June 2017

June Fitness Challenge: Take on the Treadmill With These 3 Tips!

Whether you’re new to the treadmill or a regular user, here are 3 tips to keep…
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healthy side dishes
Healthy Recipes
24th May 2017

3 Simple and Healthy Side Dishes for Your Memorial Day BBQ

The side dish table at barbecues and outdoor fests doesn’t have to be covered in…
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skip workout
Fitness
9th May 2017

When it’s Okay to Skip a Workout – and Not Feel Guilty

In a world of go-go-go we are trying to do it all, be it all.…
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Challenges
3rd May 2017

Monthly Fitness Challenge: How Many Inverted Rows Can You Perform in a Minute?

We want you to sail into summer feeling unsinkable! The Healthworks team calls you to…
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healthy margaritas
Nutrition
2nd May 2017

3 Yummy (and Guilt-Free!) Margarita Recipes

There's nothing quite like treating yourself to a delicious drink, especially if you take the…
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buddah bowl
Nutrition
25th April 2017

How to Build the Perfect Buddha Bowl

With their bright, eye-catching colors and nourishing ingredients, the Buddha Bowl has become an Instagram…
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workout sore
Fitness
19th April 2017

Should You Work Out When You’re Sore?

A little muscle soreness can be a good thing. It means that you’ve challenged your…
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calcium intake
Nutrition
17th April 2017

5 Ways to Up Your Calcium Intake and Why You Should Care

Raise your hand if your mom bugged you about drinking your milk at dinner. Now,…
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face masks
Lifestyle
14th April 2017

4 Face Masks Using Fresh Ingredients From Your Kitchen!

Glowing skin doesn’t always have to come from an expensive little jar. Some of the…
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Pilates Reformer
Fitness
11th April 2017

Your Guide to the Pilates Reformer

When it comes to exercise, intense, high energy routines aren’t always the answer. To finesse…
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jump roping
Fitness
31st March 2017

Monthly Fitness Challenge: Why You Should Add Jump Roping to Your Routine

This month’s fitness challenge at Healthworks is focusing on how many rope jumps you can…
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small groups
Fitness
28th March 2017

5 Reasons Why Small Groups Motivate More Than Working Out Alone

So you’ve decided it’s time to step up your fitness. (For real!) There’s a better…
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massage for runners
Fitness
24th March 2017

3 Benefits of Massage for Runners

As a physical therapist, I encourage people to think about massage therapy not only as…
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lunchtime workout
Workouts
17th March 2017

A Quick 20-Minute Lunch Break Workout

Do you default to eating at your desk during your lunch hour? For a healthy…
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leafy greens
Nutrition
15th March 2017

4 Leafy Greans That Aren’t Kale

Kale has been the shining star of leafy green vegetables for long enough. As much…
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push up
Fitness
14th March 2017

How Many Push-Ups Can You Do in 1 Minute?

Got a minute? You’re reading this, so of course, you do. 60 seconds is all…
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share love workout
Workouts
13th February 2017

Share the Love Workout

Working out with a friend keeps you accountable, motivates you to push harder, and makes it…
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fit-girl-feb
Community
7th February 2017

February Fit Girl

I have been a member at Healthworks since the summer of 2014 and spent countless…
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rest
Fitness
31st January 2017

Rest & Recovery

Creating a fit and healthy lifestyle can sometimes feel like it's all or nothing. We’re…
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Workout
16th January 2017

Your 28 Day Squat Challenge

Are you up for a great challenge? One that will reshape and lean out your…
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butt busting moves
UncategorisedWorkouts
9th December 2016

Get Fit! 6 Butt-Busting Moves

If you're feeling a little hungover with holiday cheer - I've got the perfect workout…
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november fit girl
LifestyleUncategorised
29th November 2016

November Fit Girl

I struggled with my weight all through college. I would diet every few months and…
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breast cancer awareness month
LifestyleUncategorised
27th October 2016

Surviving and Thriving: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we are sharing an inspiring story from one…
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LifestyleUncategorised
12th October 2016

5 Reasons to Find a Gym with Childcare (Hey! That’s Us!)

I've been nursing a bum knee for a few weeks now and have been missing…
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september fit girl
CommunityFitGirl
20th September 2016

September Fit Girl

As a 73 year old, I very much appreciate 10 + years or so at…
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female training
FitnessUncategorised
15th September 2016

Train Her, Train Her Hormones

A couple of weeks ago I was at the 4-mile mark of the 7-mile Falmouth…
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LifestyleUncategorised
31st August 2016

6 Dirty Little Fitness Secrets

Fall is coming! And while we are unmistakably excited for all things autumn (crisp air,…
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cupping therapy
LifestyleUncategorised
24th August 2016

Uhmmm, What is Cupping Therapy?

So what is cupping? Cupping therapy is a form of alternative medicine that uses special…
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sculpt yoga
FitnessUncategorised
23rd August 2016

Hanging Out With Ashley: Sculpt Yoga

Do you remember taking your first yoga class? I sure do. I stumbled into a…
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vacation
Nutrition and dietUncategorised
3rd August 2016

Stay on Track With Your Fitness Goals While Traveling

Happy Summer!! We hope that everyone has some relaxing vaca time planned. The sun does…
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NutritionUncategorisedWellness
3rd August 2016

Stay on Track While Traveling

By Rachel Dulberg, MS, RD, LDN Healthworks Fitness Centers for Women Registered Dietitian, Back Bay Happy…
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FitGirl
21st July 2016

July Fit Girl

Healthworks has been part of my life since I was 19 years of age.  I…
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FitGirlUncategorised
22nd June 2016

June Fit Girl

From Nancy & Jillian Crowley, June Fit Girls-  Nancy: I always knew that I needed to…
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fitness goals
LifestyleUncategorised
21st June 2016

Summer Strong: 3 Ways to Reconnect to Your Fitness Goals

Sometimes life happens. A stressful day at work or an indulgent weekend becomes the pattern…
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UncategorisedWeight Loss
15th June 2016

Six Years Later and 17 Pounds Heavier

This is not a post about my transformation.  This is not a 'before' and 'after'.…
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massage benefits
LifestyleUncategorised
9th June 2016

The Unexpected Health and Wellness Benefits That Come With Getting a Massage

When we think of massage therapy it’s usually seen as a way to relax, unwind,…
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MassageUncategorised
9th June 2016

More to Massage

The unexpected health and wellness benefits that come with getting a massage By Nicole Jones…
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weight loss
UncategorisedWeight Loss
10th May 2016

5 Everyday Foods You Can Cut For Rapid Weight loss

Is the health food you’re eating really healthy? Are you doing all the right things…
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april fit girl
UncategorisedWeight Loss
21st April 2016

April Fit Girl 2016

In June 2015, I received an e-mail about Healthworks' promotion for returning members-- it said…
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pilates events
UncategorisedWorkouts
17th April 2016

3 Pilates Charity Events

Join Master Trainers Amanda Schall,  Phyl London, and Tracie Finan for an invigorating and refreshing…
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front desk
LifestyleUncategorised
26th February 2016

Behind Our Front Desk: Vanda Bernadeau

Get to know the team at Healthworks! Today, we sit down with Vanda Bernadeau, a…
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trx lunge
UncategorisedWorkouts
23rd February 2016

Burpee Ball Slams and TRX Suspended Lunges

Switch up your routine at the gym with these exercises, as demonstrated by Johanna K.…
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glute circuit
UncategorisedWorkouts
23rd February 2016

You New Favorite Glute Circuit

Glute activation is a buzzword you may have heard. But what makes the gluteal muscles…
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at home workout
UncategorisedWorkouts
26th January 2016

The Best At-Home Work Out [Pictures]

Who said you needed equipment to get a good workout? Try this 20-minute High-Intensity Interval…
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Healthy RecipesUncategorised
25th January 2016

Breakfast Love: Protein-Packed Pancakes

This protein-packed pancake recipe from My Fitness Pal is a great post-workout meal. Full of…
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fit-in-fifteen
UncategorisedWorkouts
19th January 2016

The Fit in Fifteen Challenge

Does your workout need a face lift? We've put together 15 quick daily challenges that…
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jan fit girl
UncategorisedWorkouts
13th January 2016

January Fit Girl 2016

After my pregnancy, I tipped the scale at 251lbs. For the last 2 years, I …
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