Archive for March 2017

Who Isn’t Doing Compression Therapy?

The question isn’t which sports team, icon or celebrity has raved about compression therapy in an Instagram, Twitter, Facebook or Snapchat post. The question is, ‘Who hasn’t?’ Compression therapy is the go-to recovery method for you-name-it professional and collegiate sports teams, endurance and elite athletes. Olympic Gold medalist Simone Biles and basketball legend LeBron James…

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Fight the Fat and Boost Metabolism with Non-Stimulant THERMOGENIC SUPPLEMENTS

The National Institutes of Health have studied the benefits of thermogenic supplements ad nauseam in order to determine the effectiveness of thermogenics in boosting metabolism to help promote weight loss and obesity in an effort to ward off or fight “increased risks for heart diseases, stroke, hypertension, diabetes, many forms of cancer, and other diseases.”…

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Train Like a Ninja

The American Ninja Warrior TV show was spun-off eight seasons ago from the Japanese completion series Sasuke. And while since its first season only two competitors have actually won the course, a number of local warrior hopefuls are waiting for a call-back for the ninth season of the popular obstacle course show as Fit941 goes…

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Beauty Benefits of Charcoal

Charcoal has been used medicinally for millennia. Ancient Egyptians used it as a poultice to keep wounds clean; in India, around 450 B.C. charcoal was used for water filtration and 18th century scientists interested in finding ways to rid the body of toxins found charcoal effective. Activated carbon is still used today in water filters…

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Kiteboarding Takes Flight

Whether the seas are calm or the surf’s up, where kitesurfing comes from, you’re on a board which is attached to a kite. Off you go! Kiteboarding, as it is most commonly referred, especially here in Southwest Florida, is a watersport that’s an epic combination of wake and snow-boarding, windsurfing and traditional surfing, with a…

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Quarter Century of Sculling Celebrated

The Sarasota Scullers Youth Rowing Program is the oldest organized youth rowing club in Sarasota. The mission is to “transform the lives of middle and high school-aged youth in Sarasota and Manatee counties by promoting fitness, health, teamwork and good sportsmanship, as well as high moral and civic standards. In a supportive and nurturing climate,…

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RENEW SRQ You

It’s official. RENEW SRQ is now open. As part of the GYM SRQ family, RENEW SRQ is for everyone. Whether you’re an athlete looking for diet-specific meal prep, or simply need help getting your hormones in check, RENEW SRQ takes care of your body from the inside out by offering hormone therapy, healthy meals and…

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Siesta Key Beach is Number 1

With crystal-clear, calm water perfect for swimming, SUP, snorkeling and myriad water sport options and the whitest softest yet perfectly packed sand, ideal for running and walking, yoga and volleyball and countless other fitness-related options, it’s no surprise to us in the 941 that TripAdvisor’s 2017 Traveler Choice awards ranked Siesta Key as the No.…

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Giving Back to the Givers

The International Martial Arts Academy of Sarasota is committed to safety and community, so in an effort to demonstrate its support and dedication, it is offering its classes at half price for first-responders, veterans, military, law enforcement and firefighters. The IMAA, which is the officially-recognized and certified training facility of International Bodyguard and Security Services…

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Run for the Fund

The Andrew Monroe Memorial Scholarship Fund annual 5K was held on January 8 and raised enough money to award $4000 in scholarships to nine recipients during the Riverview High School Soccer Awards ceremony Feb. 23, at the Hyatt Regency in Sarasota. Following Monroe’s tragic death in a 2011 car crash, the Monroe family set up…

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Walk, Run Equals Fun

Whether you run, walk or jog, New Balance Sarasota is inviting everyone to its free 5K Fun Run. Designed to be fun and allow participants to test skills or just enjoy getting up and out by themselves or with family or friends, the runs are free and open to all ages and ability levels including…

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Run for the Fund

The Andrew Monroe Memorial Scholarship Fund annual 5K was held on January 8 and raised enough money to award $4000 in scholarships to nine recipients during the Riverview High School Soccer Awards ceremony Feb. 23, at the Hyatt Regency in Sarasota. Following Monroe’s tragic death in a 2011 car crash, the Monroe family set up…

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Walk for the Dogs

Sarasota Orthopedic Associates is a proud sponsor of the first Walkathon for the Southeastern Guide Dogs. Since 1982, SEGD has matched visually impaired people with trained guide dogs in an effort to increase independence. And, service dogs provide confidence, comfort, and freedom to veterans living with post-traumatic stress disorder. The SEGD campus is located in…

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Benderson Lake Spring Break

Kids Spring Break Camp, designed for kids 10 to 18, at Nathan Benderson includes a morning ‘Learn to Row’ course and for campers that stay a full day, in the afternoon, they learn about kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, dragon-boating, boating safety education, RC sail-boating, and more. In specific, the rowing class is designed to not…

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