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Fit Fest February 18, 19, 20

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Warm up with us this winter with our February Fit Fest. Feel free to bring friends and co-workers.

Join us Tuesday, February 18 – Thursday, February 20 as we bring vendors, giveaways, specialty classes, food and happy hours to our clubs. Here’s what you can expect:

  • Yummy breakfast

  • B.GOOD

  • Happy Hours with FitVine Wine

  • Giveaways to Starbucks, Fitness Hub and more

  • Plus, local vendors sampling and selling their goods

Follow us on Instagram for the latest on what you can expect popping up each day, including vendors and giveaways, and we strongly recommend signing up for classes in advance.

Self Defense Workshop Feb 15th

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When Socially Awkward Becomes Dangerous: How To Take Control of Situations Before They Become Violent

It’s important for all women to know self defense skills and Healthworks Group and Krav Maga Yashir Boston are partnering to bring the entire Boston Community a FREE self-defense class to Healthworks Fitness Center in Back Bay on Saturday, February 15.

Violence occurs along a timeline, and in many cases, it starts and develops out of socially awkward situations, and interactions e.g. somebody may have engaged you in conversation and doesn’t believe that you have the right to end it and leave, or a jealous girlfriend may become convinced that you have an interest in her partner, etc. These are social situations that can be difficult to navigate, without escalating them further, and if not managed successfully, can quickly become violent. Self-entitled individuals will often test our boundaries to see how easily we can be controlled and manipulated and use our refusals and rejections of them – however polite – as an excuse and opportunity to respond aggressively, in order to intimidate us into compliance. Unfortunately, for many women these types of situations have become an all too common social reality.

In this 60-minute workshop with Gershon Ben Keren, these types of situations will be examined and dissected and non-escalatory solutions will be provided, along with a range of appropriate and simple physical responses, depending on how such situations develop.

Gershon Ben Keren has offered free, weekly SEPS Women’s Self Defense classes for those aged 15+ for over 9 years. The program runs out of Krav Maga Yashir Boston (200 Terminal St, Charlestown, MA 02129). For more about the program, visit www.womensselfdefenseboston.com.

Healthworks Back Bay is an all women’s facility. This event is 18+ and advance registration is recommended.

post workout recovery

[Video] The Best Steps for Post-Workout Recovery

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How beat you feel depends a lot on your current level of conditioning and how hard you’ve pushed yourself. High-intensity training, or training lasting over an hour, will definitely have you walking funny and dreading sneezing for a few days. If you’re feeling so sore that it’s affecting your next workout, or even affecting your quality of life, try taking these steps below to boost your recovery.

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