Archive for September 2015

Learn to Swim Programs for Kids

School is back in session, the temperatures are still high, and the kids need activities to keep them moving. Summer has past, but there is still no time like the present for your children to learn to swim. This skill is a critical one, especially for anyone living here on the Gulf Coast of Florida.…

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The Reality of Soft Tissue Injury and Repair

Without proper rehab, smaller traumas create limitations in mobility and stability that sets us up for a larger injury. It’s the continued cycle of repetitive injury and incomplete repair that create the chronic health issues that eventually sideline us. It’s not as simple as reducing swelling and eliminating pain, because that is only the beginning…

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Lending a Helping Hand to Fitness

There is no doubt that there is a price to pay for fitness. Repetitive stress, minor injuries, improper form and biomechanical imbalances can become amplified when ignored and lead to bigger issues. These set-backs can interrupt workout schedules and hinder gains. Since the late 19th century, scores of people have found solace in Chiropractic care.…

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Childhood Obesity Continues to Rise

Did you know that for the first time ever, children between the ages of 6 to 13 years old are expected to have a shorter life expectancy than their parents? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US childhood obesity rates have more than tripled in the past thirty years. The average life expectancy of today’s adults, roughly 77 years, is at least…

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The Game of Physical Chess

There is a reason many of the participants in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (“BJJ”) are doctors, lawyers, and successful business owners. BJJ is a fitness game of chess played in a fight with the winner being the most intellectual player. BJJ, also known as Gracie Jiu-Jitsu (named after one of the pioneers: Helio Gracie), was born in…

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The Battle Between Juicing and Smoothies

For those that are deciding on whether to indulge in a smoothie or have an energizing fresh pressed juice, the struggle is real. While both are extremely beneficial to our overall wellbeing it is important to know the difference between the two and more importantly when each is necessary.  Keep it Simple. Here is a…

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Athletic Performance System: Strap, Clip & Go!

In this increasingly hectic world the demand for a complete self sufficient wellness system has never been higher . When originally creating the Athletic Performance System, developers formulated a 750 page manual and converted it into HTML5 software compatible with all devices. Over 10,000 hours were spent producing this perfect all in one fitness system.…

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Climb Your Way to the Top

Summer is coming to an end but SRQ is heating up! Does adventure course through your veins? Have you ever wanted to get down and dirty for a cause all while building a better community? Coming this November Green Zone Heroes, an innovative adventure race management company with a focus on building veteran community relations,…

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Yoga Diversity

Yoga is a practice and a philosophy of mind, body and spirit, their unity, and the means to achieve an awareness of this unity. The origins of Yoga are ancient, yet its practice today has provided many benefits, some of which are surprising. Most Yoga classes focus on the unification of body, mind and breath.…

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Yoga 941

The Gulfcoast of Florida is a rapidly growing community with world-class amenities, including The Opera House, Ringling School of Art and Design and Siesta Key beach.  In addition, the Sarasota Suncoast has a diverse and expansive yoga culture that is thriving and growing rapidly.  There are studios located throughout the area and the community that…

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Painlessly Re-Sculpt Your Body

For years individuals with weight problems have been praying for the day when liposuction wouldn’t be the same invasive procedure it’s known to be. Luckily those prayers have been answered by the Renowned Harvard University scientists, Dieter Manstein, MD and R. Rox Anderson, MD. Ironically they found through research that some children got dimples due…

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Rejuvenate your Life!

The human connection is so important in both personal and professional settings.  In this new age of technology that ideal has become misconstrued and often overlooked with the majority of us going to the, “text message” as opposed to the face to face connection when it comes to our interactions. Most of these decisions are…

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Slow Down that Workout

Have you ever tried doing a leg press in slow motion? Could you come to full extension on the bench press and retract all the weight in 20 seconds or more? Whether it’s a leg press or even a push up, it is proven that if you slow down your movement you’re more likely to…

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New Dynamic Fitness Gym in South Sarasota

Scorch Fitness will open the area’s first Endurance, Strength and Power gym in south Sarasota this fall. Ryan McDonald and Liz Lowe, co-owners of Scorch Fitness, are proud to announce the 4638 Clark Road location will soon be accepting new members. “Scorch Fitness is centered around result-driven total body workouts,” Ryan McDonald, co-owner of Scorch…

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Strength and Peace with a Twist

For years Yoga has been dominated by women, even though it was originally created for men to prepare their bodies for war. On Monday nights at 6pm, Soul Yoga Sanctuary is now introducing a “Men’s Only” yoga class that is specifically geared towards joint and muscle mobilization. If that’s not enough encouragement, they finish the…

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Nourish Your Body in Sarasota

Along with CROPjuice’s decision to open inside LA Fitness on Bee Ridge/Cattlemen back in April, they decided to expand their creative ability and develop unique smoothie blends for the public and for gym members.  CROPjuice will be expanding their food items when they open their third location across from University Town Center Mall in late…

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Say Good Bye Double Chin

Bradley Abrams, D.O. conveniently located at 3328 Bee Ridge Road in Sarasota is one of the first and only physicians chosen in the Sarasota- Bradenton – North Port area to be trained by Kythera Biopharmaceuticals Inc. in the treatment of submental fat, known as a “double-chin” using FDA approved injectable KybellaTM. KybellaTM is the first and…

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10 Weeks of Fat Burning

Ton of Fun is challenging Sarasota to lose a “Ton” of weight in 2015. Literally, 2,000 pounds and everyone counts. Take your health into your own hands with their 10 week program that is designed to help you reach your personal weight loss goals.  The next session runs September 28th – December 4th. If you’re looking to…

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Challenge Your Balance

Imagine breathing in the fresh air, the sun shining down, the breeze brushing against your skin, the water gently rock your board … All during your yoga class.  Opening the last week of August, Tidal Bliss Yoga is now offering small group and private paddle board yoga classes in Venice and Sarasota. Classes are adaptable…

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Introducing Senior Fit Camp

Are You 55 or Older & Need to Begin an Exercise Program, but Don’t Know Where to Start? SENIOR FIT CAMP is an exercise program intended those 55 and older who want to improve their health & fitness in a small group setting. However, this is not a “class” where an instructor leads everyone through a series of moves…

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