Don’t fall off the fitness wagon just because you are away from home. Boston has some of the best gyms, studios and outdoor workouts to offer. Work up a sweat, have fun and stay fit during your stay at one these best spots.
50 Congress St.
Boston, MA 02210
This downtown gym provides everything you might need to stay fit during your time in Boston. The large selection of weights and cardio machines means you will never be left waiting. If you like to be pushed during your workout, schedule a personal training session or join one of the many fitness classes. The current schedule includes spin, pilates, yoga, core conditioning and boot camp. This prestigious experience also includes pristine locker rooms and spacious lockers.
Rock Spot Climbing
67 Sprague St.
Boston, MA 02136
Step away from the traditional gym and have a unique fitness experience at Rock Spot Climbing. Push your limits and test your skills on the bouldering routes, climbing walls and rope stations. Each climb is different as the wall features range from slabs, overhangs and steep faces to roofs, stemming corners and an arch. After your climb, head up to the mezzanine on the second floor to watch the climbers or relax in the lounge where you can access free WiFi.
30 Newbury St.
Boston, MA 02116
Break your routine and build your cardio, strength, flexibility, balance and endurance at this one-of-a-kind studio. The classes offer full body conditioning set to upbeat music to keep you having fun during your workout. Try out the signature Tone class to quickly strengthen and tone your entire body. This Pilates-based class is performed on the Megaformer and incorporates cardio and strength training elements to achieve muscle definition faster. Other classes include Ryde, Barre Blast and Bootcamp.
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303 Congress St.
Boston, MA 02210
Channel Fitness inspires and encourages patrons to live a healthier lifestyle, and as a full-service fitness facility, it offers all of the means to makes that happen. With the latest in weight training and cardiovascular equipment, you can try out many different workout routines, or schedule time with a trainer to create one specifically for you. The classes here are not traditional, so try out something new like the Crunch and Punch, Pilates Fusion, Tabata Bootcamp or Combat Conditioning. Be sure to stop in to the Self Defense Skills and Drills class to burn calories while empowering yourself.
Boston, MA 02108
Don’t let the cold weather hold you back from an outdoor workout when you can work up a sweat at this hardcore bootcamp. Run the hills and open fields, and breathe in the fresh air as you build strength and burn calories. Classes vary from week to week and can include anything from resistance band and medicine ball training to kickboxing and yoga conditioning, but will always provide a total body workout. All fitness levels are welcome and will be pushed to their limit. The bootcamp meets at the Public Garden entrance across from the famed Cheers on Beacon Street.
Kim Vareika is the owner of Vareika Personal Training and Yoga in Plainville. She has been in the fitness industry for over ten years, and believes that wellness is about more than just physical health. When she is not teaching, practicing, or writing, she resides in Bridgewater where she enjoys spending time with family, friends, and her nephew Caesar. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.