Author - Paul Reilly

Paul is the Owner and Founder of MidStrong. He created MidStrong in 2017 to train men and women in midlife who are busy with work and family to build muscle and burn fat so they can look and feel better than they did in their 20’s. MidStrong is making Functional Fitness training safe and fun, and inclusive. He and his wife, Julie also own and operate MidStrong locally, their bricks and mortar business, previously called ACCELERATED Strength & Balance. It is a boutique fitness center specializing in training folks in and around Westborough through the challenges of midlife for more than five years.

Sumpin’s Gotta Give

“That’s a good problem to have, Reills, but sumpin’s gotta give,” remarked a good friend as we were getting caught up on the usual stuff...

The ONLY Race I Ever Won

I won. Best race ever. Only race I won. Ever. No start line. No finish. No bib, chip, medal. Just me and him. He lost. 15 years ago. More of a runner then. Had wheels...

The Audacity of This Kid!

He pops out of a side street about 50 yards ahead of me. Weather awful. Misty rain, blustery, 39 degrees. Raw. I’m on a nice flat section of my regular 4-mile...

Stronger At the Broken Places

The Toxic Effects of Chronic Stress The last few months of the ActiveRx venture felt like I was at the controls of an airplane plummeting toward earth with one engine...

Big Shaggy Bit me!

A Couple Ideas to Inoculate Ourselves from Chronic Stress Back in the spring I got bit by a dog as I was running at Hopkinton State Park. He was a big shaggy-headed...

Paul Reilly

Paul is the Owner and Founder of MidStrong. He created MidStrong in 2017 to train men and women in midlife who are busy with work and family to build muscle and burn fat so they can look and feel better than they did in their 20’s. MidStrong is making Functional Fitness training safe and fun, and inclusive. He and his wife, Julie also own and operate MidStrong locally, their bricks and mortar business, previously called ACCELERATED Strength & Balance. It is a boutique fitness center specializing in training folks in and around Westborough through the challenges of midlife for more than five years.