Health & Fitness in Beacon Hill


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Cofounders Jill Tomich and Peter Lavelle had both been active in the fitness world before they opened Ultimate Bootcamp in 2004. Jill threw her energies into boxing, ballet, yoga, and blogging for a wedding diet-and-fitness website, and Peter, a native Irishman, was a triathlete. In all his pursuits, Peter adhered to the motto "We're not here for a long time?we're here for a good time." This credo infuses all of the boot-camp programs. Campers from all across the fitness spectrum find accommodation as the workouts meet them close to home. Trainers never push too far, but always challenge. An energetic mix of outdoor-resistance and interval training layers patrons in svelte muscle, builds strength, and burns calories to promote weight loss more effectively than a rice cake's PR agent. Far from the stereotypical idea of a boot camp, encouragement and support roll in from instructors who foster cooperation and camaraderie between fellow boot campers.
60 Beacon Street
Boston,
MA
US
The staff at Clubex Fitness & Nutrition for Women believes that when it comes to diet and exercise, success is a team effort. That's why the trainers host about 30 different group exercise classes every week, including Pilates, circuit training, and Zumba. Clients looking for a more specialized approach can work one-on-one with personal trainers. Of course, the facility also allows guests to exercise on their own. Clubex provides for solo workouts with cardio machines, strength-training equipment, and free weights, which keep the gym from blowing away in strong winds. Nutritional programs encourage healthy lifestyle changes, and onsite childcare helps moms-on-the-go enjoy carefree exercise.
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Boston,
MA
US
Each Gentle Dental outpost is home to a cadre of friendly, experienced dentists and hygienists who perform everything from oral surgery to cosmetic dentistry. Today’s deal gives you an immaculate trinity of their teeth-handling talents; a thorough cleaning leaves your broccoli killers and meat destroyers pristine, a quick x-ray of molars lets your doctor see any abnormalities not visible to either the naked eye or to plaid, high-def monocles, and a complete exam checks for potential problems such as cavities, gum troubles, or evidence of stress-induced nighttime teeth grinding caused by the cancellation of the Knight Rider remake.
Newbury St
Boston,
MA
US
Equipment: Resistance band, medicine ball, hurdles, agility ladder, kettlebell Students should bring: Water, sneakers, comfortable layers of clothing, and gloves Average class length: 60 minutes Number of Staff: 1?5 people Class location: Outdoors only Established: 2009 Registration required: Yes Good for beginners: Yes Parking: Free street parking Pro Tip: Action-packed classes start and end on time rain or shine; arrive a few minutes early to check in.
Boston Common
Boston,
MA
US
Dr. Zineb Mediouni believes that every patient should have a personalized appointment and treatment; her lengthy list of specialties makes it easy for this vision to become a reality. At ZM Dental, she does everything from routine dental care to cosmetic procedures, including whitening and clear Invisalign orthodontics. With an additional degree in prosthodontistry, or restorative dentistry, Dr. Mediouni specializes in replacing missing or damaged teeth with natural-looking implants, veneers, and dentures customized for each individual's smile. She performs these services with the help of ultramodern equipment such as digital x-rays, intraoral cameras, and conscious sedation for patients who feel anxious about visiting the dentist because the overhead light reminds them too much of their alien encounter.
26 Marlborough St
Boston,
MA
US
It was the early 1980s, and after devoting about a decade of her life to fitness, Zayna Gold felt like her body was beaten up. Over time, she began noticing that her high-intensity gym workouts were hurting her body as much as—if not more than—they were helping it. Her husband, Clark, was having the same problem. An avid weightlifter and runner, he found the physical wear and tear was starting to prevent him from maintaining his physique. Zayna recalled teaching Pilates early on in her career, and how it worked her entire body with low-impact movements. She returned to the lengthening and strengthening classes, and by 1989, she and Clark founded Boston Body Pilates. Their mat, equipment, and barre classes each call upon low-impact stretches and resistance moves that strengthen the core, elongate muscles, and promote overall muscle tone. Zayna's signature program, Brand New Body, challenges students to complete 30 Pilates or barre classes over 2–3 months; and upon completion, they may notice significant changes to their figure. The schedule also includes spinning classes, in diverse variations such as Zen Spin and Spin Bootcamp. In any class, Zayna and her large team of instructors inspire their students to establish a mind-body connection, helping them to feel both physically and mentally stronger, much like solving a crossword puzzle carved in stone.
8 Newbury St
Boston,
MA
US
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