Archive for March 2015

The Sharks Tooth 10K Strikes Again!

The annual Sharks Tooth 10K will take place on April 11 at the Venice Airport Festival Grounds. The competitive run/walk is a 6.2 mile race, complete with awards for overall achievement and special prizes for separate age categories. Athletes of all abilities are welcome to participate, and proceeds from the event go to benefit Special…

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A Run to End Poverty

Join Fit2Run and Whole Foods Market when the 941 community comes together for the World Without Poverty Virtual 10K and Fun Run, a non-competitive event that raises money to combat poverty. The Fun Run begins on March 22 at 8 a.m. at the Fit2Run storefront on 1400 Main St in Sarasota. The run will end…

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941 Wellness Offers Sports Medicine Acupuncture

With warmer weather on the horizon, Sarasota/Bradenton area athletes are busy preparing for the triathlons and running competition that spring brings. Those looking for a new way to recover from injury or increase endurance may want to try Sports Medicine Acupuncture. Dr. Deena Hackett of 941 Wellness is the only doctor of Oriental medicine in…

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Whole Foods and Fit941 Team-Up for Fitness

Do you want to be on the cover of the next issue of Fit 941 Magazine? Show your stuff during a mock cover shoot for Fit 941 magazine at a combined day of fun at fitness on April 10 at Whole Foods in Sarasota. Whole Fitness at Whole Foods is a fun-filled evening of beer…

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Richard’s Foodporium Launches Its Own Magazine

Richard’s Foodpoorium is transforming its sales flyer into a monthly 32-page, high-quality magazine, loaded with the same sales deals customers are used to, along with healthy recipes, trending news, informational articles, and more. Richard’s Owner, John Rorer says: “Our hope is that this will encourage our customers to read, learn, and live healthier lifestyles, as…

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Running Tips

Many people come into the store and ask me how to get started with a running or walking routine. I first ask them, “What is your goal?” Are you doing this to lose weight or jumpstart a healthier lifestyle? Are you trying to challenge yourself and complete a certain goal race or do you just…

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Tumbling & Cheers to Encourage a Healthy Life

If you are reading this magazine, you’re at least interested in living a healthy lifestyle, and you probably would like your kids to be on board, too. If you want to instill good habits like fitness, the best time to start is when they’re young. Sports are a great place to look, and some sports,…

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Gait Analysis: The Key to Athletic Shoe Selection

Performance on the track or trail is far more than simply walking into a shoe retailer and selecting a style. How you run – your gait – is as important as where you run, and the pros at the area’s most notable shoe establishments and training venues are experts in analyzing gait for best performance…

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Skin Care & Fitness

Health, fitness and well being are essential. A regular regimen of proper exercise combined with a balanced diet of fresh, nutritious foods and plenty of water each day can ensure an enhanced quality of life and longevity. Eating well, staying hydrated, and gettingenough exercise can also ensure more radiant and younger-looking skin. Most of us…

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HCG Not Just a Fad Diet

The HCG diet is a fad that just won’t die, with its early roots in the 1950s work of British endocrinologist Dr. Albert T. W. Simeons, who suggested the use of the hormone human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) in conjunction with a calorie restricted diet as a means to lose weight and combat obesity. He outlines…

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You Can Snack, Just Do It Right

If you’re dieting or trying to stay fit, the common wisdom is that you need to cut out the snacks. And that’s true, if you’re loading up your body with high-carb potato chips or crackers, which generally offer few nutritional benefits. However, there are ways to snack healthy without ruining your fitness venture. Further, snacking…

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Strength Training for Endurance Athletes

Are you a runner or endurance athlete? Do you train for hours throughout the week to be the best you can be at running? Are you having aches and pains that you believe are unrelated? Aches and pains are a sign that you need to work out smarter. According to Corrective Exercise Specialist, Bryan Lieberman,…

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Sarasota Knows What’s SUP

Many call it the best experience they’ve ever had, standing on what looks like a large surfboard and paddling through the open water. The Hawaiian sport of standup paddleboarding (SUP) is growing in popularity, and we in the Sarasota area are surrounded by ocean water that makes for perfect paddling. If you haven’t experienced SUP…

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Local Boxers Fight For Gold

On fight night when there’s a red carpet rolled out, Lamborghinis in the arena lot and large cats on display inside, you know you’re in Las Vegas. And that’s exactly how the promoters of the coming Friday Night Fights event, dubbed ‘Making History’, want you to feel—even if these boxing bouts happen to be at…

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Sending Sarasota Off On The Right Foot

When Molly and David Jackson purchased the Fleet Feet Sports’ Sarasota franchise more than four years ago, they knew it was a perfect fit. They have been helping Sarasota’s running and fitness community for more than a decade. Their aim is to inspire people through education and training to lead a more active, healthy, and…

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RRCA Says, “Sarasota County Is A Runner Friendly Community

Sarasota County has been lauded for many of its feature attractions and quality of life amenities: best beaches, cultural attractions, neighborhoods, shopping and dining, to name just a few. In 2013, the area received another distinguished honor as a Road Runners Club of America’s Runner Friendly Community®. Only four communities were named that year, having…

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Barre3 Opens in Bradenton

Worldwide health and wellness franchise Barre3 announces the opening of its first 941-area location on 8141 Lakewood Main St in Lakewood Ranch. Barre3 is a wholehealth system that focuses on a sensible, whole-food diet plan, and a workout regime that mixes ballet with yoga and Pilates. The Lakewood Ranch studio will open its doors on…

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Orange Theory Fitness Co-sponsoring the BT5K

In 2013 Denise Howell, 32 year old Sarasota resident was diagnosed with brain cancer. Without missing a beat she dove right in and began treatment—including 6 weeks of radiation and 13 weeks of chemotherapy. After many MRI’s, she is cancer free and thriving. She has became incredibly fit through her workouts at Orange Theory Fitness…

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Massage Envy Expands for Couples

Those looking for a couples massage can now look to Massage Envy. The company is expanding their location at 4037 Clark Rd in Sarasota to offer the service in one of five new, comfortable rooms. As part of the expansion, Massage Envy will be increasing its staff and building a training facility to accommodate all…

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Synergy Fitness Opens its Doors

Synergy Fitness announces the grand opening of its facility on 4289 Clark Rd in Sarasota. The gym is owned and operated locally by husbandand- wife team Justin and Stacy Flagg, both of whom are professional trainers with experience in a variety of workout systems. The gym lives up to its name by offering multiple cooperative…

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