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Thursday, September 20, 2012
Not just for masochists, boot camp workouts have legions of devotees. Find out what you might gain from trying one out in Melrose.
Having the best of intentions has never been equated with having the best of bodies—or even less flabby ones. So many of us have unused or infrequently used gym memberships, and even for those of us who do make it to the gym, we often lose a mental struggle with ourselves to stay on the treadmill for a full workout or complete that last set of reps. So what’s a person to do who wants to get in better shape but needs more motivation to do it? Well, that’s where boot camp comes in. Originating on the West Coast around 15 years ago, boot camp workouts have recently made their way to the East Coast and around the globe. While they may have originally appealed to athletes and hard-core fitness enthusiasts, there are now boot camps for people of…
Friday, January 27, 2012
State-of-the-art equipment leads exercisers through workouts while giving Melrosians flexibility to hit the gym when it's most convenient for them.
A common refrain from those who know they should exercise more is, "I simply don't have the time." Well, whatever time works for you, Anytime Fitness of Melrose will have its doors open. And they mean anytime. The new fitness center at 462 Main St. fills the rest of the vacancy left behind by Melrose Drug Center's closing in October 2009—D'Amici's first moved into the now-divided commercial space—and is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Members access the gym using a key fob. "It’s all about convenience really, 24/7," said Joshua Thomas, owner of the Melrose branch. "Also we have a reciprocity program—access to one, access to all. You can also refer people and earn extra months also. We like to provide more of a homey feel than other…
Monday, August 30, 2010
A special one-off boot camp event was held on Saturday to raise funds for the non-profit the supports people with intellectual disabilities and their families.
On Saturday, Melrose Boot Camp Trainer Joy Fay held a special fitness session at Fred Green Field, with proceeds going to benefit EMARC, a non-profit that provides and promotes services and support for people with intellectual disabilities and their families. Watch our video report from the Saturday fundraiser below.