Archive for July 2015

First Annual Girls Gone RX is Coming August 15th!

Attention Crossfit Ladies! The first annual Girls Gone RX is coming to the 941 area on August 15th. Registration is still open. As athletes we have to be prepared for the unknown and unknowable. Girls Gone RX is a 3 person team event, highlighting each teammates strengths and perhaps weaknesses. It will be a true…

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Go On an Adventure To Kauai!

SURFit USA had one last minute cancellation on their SUP Kauai trip and is looking for someone who is spontaneous, loves to paddle and is ready to jump on this opportunity today. This is a fully supported SUP paddle down the Na Pali Coast and includes an escort boat (to carry equipment), camping permits in…

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Relax, Restore, and Rejuvenate with Just Gents Summer Special!

When we think about our organs, we focus first on the heart, brain, lungs, or maybe the liver. We tend to forget about the biggest organ of all: our SKIN. During summer months, heavy sweating, sun exposure, and chemical laden sunscreen use all increase, affecting the appearance and functionality of our skin short and long…

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Get your First Shot Free at TITLE Boxing Club

TITLE Boxing Club is a fitness club with a punch that is filling a niche in the fitness industry for both men and women alike. Their explosive 60-minute total body boxing and kickboxing fitness workouts take place in a non-threatening environment and guarantee results. TITLE Boxing Club offers members an interval-based workout program that combines…

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Rock Tape to Hold Functional Movement Taping Course

On August 15th and 16th, Rock Tape will be holding a Functional Movement Taping course at CrossFit Lakewood Ranch, located on 5621 Paylor Lane in Lakewood Ranch. What is Rock Tape? Based in Silicon Valley, Rock Tape is a leader in sports medicine productsand methods, most notably with the sale of Kinesiology Tape (Rock Tape),…

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Wicked Awesome Summer Running Camp

Do you want to improve your speed, agility, endurance, form, core strength, confidence, flexibility, and overall fitness? If so, Rae Ann Darling Reed (USATF Level II & RRCA Certified Running Coach) has created a summer camp just for you! Wicked Awesome Summer Running Camp is perfect for athletes specializing in cross country, volleyball, soccer, basketball,…

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Kick Off Summer with SaraFresh Juice

SaraFresh Juice is now more mobile than ever! Introducing OnTheGo, Sarasota’s very own juice truck that will serve the community at locations all around town. You’ll find their pop up shop at Pure Barre, Crunch, The Yoga Shack, and more. Enjoy SaraFresh’s brand new summer menu, full of refreshing flavors like pineapple, melon, cucumber, and…

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Sarasota IV Lounge Going Strong

The concept may have gathered a few celebrity fairweather friends in recent months, but for many, IV Therapy offers a positive, succinct alternative to simply popping a few vitamins bought from an anonymous strip mall store and hoping for the best. According to Austin DaSilva, general manager of Sarasota IV Lounge, people are always going…

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HealthSource Chiropractic Team Ups Credentials

Dr. Mark Lewis (DCM) and Sunny Patten (PT) of HealthSource of Manatee East have completed the Rock Tape Performance Movement Techniques (PMT) course, held in Port Orange on June 7th. Performance Movement Techniques introduces the concept of movement therapy and performance enhancement to create simple and effective home care mobility and stability programs. Tools such…

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Sarasota Sports Medicine Opens a Second Location

Dr. Ken Kaufman, owner of Sarasota Sports Medicine, has opened a second location inside Athletic Edge Sports Performance Training Center, which is located on 8134 Main Street in Lakewood Ranch. Dr. Kaufman, who is the team chiropractor for the Baltimore Orioles, has practiced in the Sarasota area for over 20 years. His first location, Extra…

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Definition Fit Putting the ‘HIRT’ On!

Daemian Mains, co-owner of Definition Fit in downtown SRQ recently placed 3rd in the World Beauty Fitness and Fashion (Diva Fitness) show, a contest described as Victoria’s Secret with muscles! A very impressive accomplishment considering Mains had a torn shoulder muscle and a herniated disc in her neck. How did she shed all the fat…

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941 Real Estate Market Trending Up

Michael Saunders & Co., one of the region’s largest real estate brokers, sees the healthy comeback in the local real estate market continuing. Marci Rossell, former chief economist for CNBC, recently spoke at the Michael Saunders & Co annual meeting and noted how rising prices mean equity is surging back into our homes, restoring their…

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Crunch Fitness Comes to Bradenton

Crunch Fitness is opening a new facility in Bradenton and will begin pre-selling memberships on July 1st. Crunch, widely considered the premier low cost gym option available today, is known for its great value and for making exercise fun. The Bradenton location, as with all Crunch facilities, will feature over $700,000 of industry best equipment…

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Summer Fitness & Fun in the 941

Summer fitness can sometimes be a struggle with work schedules, vacations, daycare or the lack thereof, and not to mention the heat and humidity in the 941 area code. Fortunately there are quite a few family oriented fitness activities from which to choose and literally something for everyone, from kids’ races on the beach to…

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Movement Is Life

How well we move may determine how long we live. A Brazilian study published in the European Journal of Cardiology found that our ability to rise from a seated position on the floor was a strong indicator of our longevity. Those who had difficulty standing unassisted and had to use more than one limb for…

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Look for Support in an Accountability Partner

When losing weight, there are many seemingly huge choices to make. Which diet or food plan will work best for your tastes and lifestyle? Which exercise program will not only match your ability levels, but push you accordingly? Where is your schedule going to budge to accommodate food preparation time and this newly acquired activity?…

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Nourish Your Cells

With Florida heat, regardless of humidity, you’re bound to become dehydrated this summer without the proper fuel to nourish, protect and restore your cells…WATER! There are so many fallacies when it comes to water— “water is just water” you say? I’m going to clear up the common misconceptions, and hopefully this will help you choose…

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Cyclo-Cross: The Coolest Sport You’ve Never Heard Of

Are you looking for a new recreational activity to try, something different that will get your heart pounding and adrenaline skyrocketing? You may not have heard of Cyclo-Cross, but it’s beginning to gain serious popularity in the United States. As its name implies, Cyclo-Cross combines elements from several different sports; started by Europeans in the…

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The Skinny on Omega3 Fatty Acids

At this point most people are aware of the fact that Omega 3 Fatty Acids are “Good for you.” What most people don’t know is how not all Omega 3 Fatty Acids are created equal, or even processed inside the body the same way. For those of you who aren’t aware how beneficial they truly…

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