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We are One

“If you run, you are a runner. It doesn’t matter how fast or how far. It doesn’t matter if today is your first day or if you’ve been running for twenty years. There is no test to pass, no license to earn, no membership card to get. You just run.” –John Bingham Running is a…

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Two Years Stronger

As we slowly watch the snowiest winter in Boston’s history melt away, we start to have visions of warmer days and outside activities. For some, this means enjoyment of the little things like a warm sip of coffee while people watching in Copley Square. For the running community, it means not having to play ‘frogger’…

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Just The Facts!

“How long will it take to get better?” I think it is every professionals dream to be able to answer this question with complete certainty. We would like nothing more than to be able to give you a definitive time frame as to ‘how long’ it takes to recover from an injury. The honest answer…

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5 Tips to Ease the Aches of Office Sitting

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Have a Coke and Smile!

If I were to state that soda was an unhealthy drink, you likely wouldn’t argue with me. We all know that it is void of any vitamins or nutrients. For most of my lifetime, soda has been the number one beverage of choice in the US. Over the past 10 years, it has received more…

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5 Myths about Massage

Recently, I went in for my annual(ish) physical. While discussing my health history with my doctor, she asked if I was receiving massages regularly since that is my line of work. I of course told her that I do receive regular bodywork. Her response almost made my blood pressure spike and my heart to stop.…

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Shoveling Tips to Save Your Back & Body

Watch and Share! Boston has seen historical snowfall over these past few weeks. We want to help you to recover from the burden we all face when removing over 7 feet of snow covered roads, driveways and sidewalks. We will provide you with our “Blizzard Recovery Pack” Contest Ends at Midnight on February 16, 2015!…

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How to Always Have Time to Work Out (not your usual advice)

This article is written by Callie Durbrow. Callie is the owner of Durbrow Performance Training in Somerville where they help local men and women lose fat, gain muscle, boost their energy and become the best versions of themselves. Working out is good for you, we all know that. I have never met a client or…

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Frozen Shoulder

By far, the coolest joint in the body (to me) is the shoulder. It moves in absolutely every direction. The hips are a close second, but there is limited mobility in certain planes of movement. Mobility in the shoulder provides us all with a multitude of ways to perform very simple everyday activities. The ligaments…

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Top 10 Life Hacks to Reduce Stress

Lets face it, there is simply no way to completely avoid stress in our lives. With deflate-gate behind us, I thought a few tips on how to deflate our own stress might be applicable. Whether it’s related to an issue at work, a fight with a friend, or problems with family, everyone feels stressed sometimes.…

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