Conquering Your First Half-Marathon

So you want to run 13.1 miles. Sounds daunting, right? But with some time and effort, it may not be as hard as it sounds. You don’t even need to be a ...
26 tips for 26 miles

26 Tips for 26 Miles

Marathons are tough. But here are 26 tips from me to you, to help you power through those 26(.2) miles.  1. Training will hurt. There will be da...
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5 Health Apps You Should Download

Let's face it, we’re all a bit addicted to our smartphones. From the moment we wake up and grab it as an alarm clock, checking emails at lunchtim...
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Why I love my Nike Fuelband

Fitbit. Jawbone Up. Microsoft Band. The list goes on... With all of the latest inventions of fitness bands, it is easy to track how many calories y...

HIIT: What it is & why you should do it

When people hear the word "cardio," the first things that come to mind are long jogs or endless hours on the elliptical. Those type of exercises are&n...
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Running a marathon… for class credit

4 months of training, 26 miles, the dirt beneath your shoes.... and 3 credit hours? Two years ago, I was lucky enough to be given the coolest opportun...
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Lifting and Stretching: Why Do It?

Who needs to stretch? Well, everyone does. But it’s especially important for people who weight train. If you’re lifting multiple days a week, you shou...
BOSTON FITNESS FLASHMOB

Boston Fitness Flashmob

Fit University and Balanced Bod have teamed up to host the first ever Boston Fitness Flashmob! What is the Boston Fitness Flashmob? A way to brin...
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Functional Fitness

The human body is a machine, and a pretty damn cool one at that. It works 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, for a lifetime. There’s no warrantee or exc...
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How To Stay Fit While Studying Abroad

Don't let your fitness fall by the wayside when you're studying abroad. Whether you decide to study in Spain, Italy, China, Australia, or Peru, its o...
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28 Healthy Habits for College Life

Here at Fit University, we disprove the idea that you can't stay fit in college. In fact, every single day, our community of fit & healthy student...
BACK TO SCHOOL FIT CRAWL

Back to School Fit Crawl

Fit University presents The First Annual Back to School Fit Crawl! What: One free fitness class at a different Boston fitness studio for the fir...
This Gym Playlist Will Help You Forget About The Cold

How Music Affects Your Workout

Do you listen to music when you workout? Researchers have proved just how music affects your workout. Read on... Source: Fix.com...
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My gym motto: Do it ’til it hurts

It really doesn’t matter how often you go to the gym.  Nobody cares if you go every single morning before work.  It’s not about hours logged...
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Free workouts in July – Boston

Calling all Boston students - will you be around the city in July for classes or work? Join Fit University and Deluxe Life Fitness for a free wor...
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30 minute bodyweight workout

As the second official day of summer, who really wants to be spending their time stuck inside the gym? Lucky for you, you can get just as an effective...
Boston Marathon

How To Train For Your First Marathon

On April 20, 2015 I completed the Boston Marathon, my very first marathon. After finishing the marathon, so many people asked me what the training was...
Student Spotlight: Half Marathon Training | Fit University

Half Marathon Training: Week 6

Why did I decide to run a half marathon? I wish I could say that I've been dreaming of pushing my body like this for years and I finally got the guts ...

Super Bowl Workout Challenge

Wherever you go for the game this weekend, get your friends together and try Fit University's Super Bowl Workout Challenge.    Want ...
Brand Ambassador Spotlight: Marisa | Fit University

No Equipment Workout

An exciting new aspect of Fit University is opening the site up to contributing writers. This will truly help grow Fit University as the largest commu...

Upper Body Workout

You don't have to log hours at the gym in order to get an effective workout. In fact, the beauty of an intense workout is that is can afford to be qui...

Winter Workout At Home

It's official, the country has frozen over. It's -1 degree in Boston!! I hope it's warmer wherever you are. I know that the likelihood of me leaving m...

Full Body Beach Workout

This past weekend, I escaped the cold and frigid Northeast and headed to the beautiful and sunny San Diego. I was there from Thursday through Monday a...
Thanksgiving Workout | Fit University

Thanksgiving Workout

Yesterday, I told you why you should workout on Thanksgiving and I promised you a workout that was intense, pretty quick, and requires no gy...
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HIIT: High Intensity Interval Training

High intensity interval training (HIIT) is a fantastic way to burn fat and increase your cardiovascular strength. How does HIIT work? Well, it’s exact...
Field of Dreams Workout | Fit University

Field Of Dreams Workout

With the weather finally warming up in Boston, I've taken a lot of my cardio outdoors this week. One of my favorite things to do is make up workouts i...