It’s hard enough to commit to an exercise routine. So once you’re in, you might as well give it your all, right? You don’t need to have bulging biceps or a six-pack to benefit from these exercise routines. All of these classes, programs, and competitions welcome beginners. You just need to be ready to work hard. And believe me, if you give it your best shot, you will see results. Here are seven push-your-hardest, sweat-your-ass-off, hardcore workouts you can try in the Boston area.

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