Archive for August 2017

Baking with Protein Powder: Mouthwatering Creations that Build You Up

Everyone knows that part of a healthy lifestyle is the nutritional component, and complementing a strong workout with the right foods is really important related to performance, recovery and appetite. In recent years, protein powder has become the darling of foodies, as well as exercise afficianados, in search of a tasty way to build a…

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Cyclist’s Quest: Finding the Perfect Fit

In the 1970s, singer Freddy Mercury of Queen screamed a lyric, “Get on your bikes and ride,” which may have had a lot of different meanings to a lot of people. But let’s fast forward to our kinder, gentler and more physically fit era, and assume he really did want all of us to ride…

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Healthier U Challenge – A BETTER YOU IN 35 Days!

Dates updated as a result of Hurricane Irma. New dates are: Jan. 15 through Feb. 19 Want to change your life for the better in only five weeks? Want to feel healthier, stronger, and more attractive? Want to be more focused, organized and alert? Want to take home some really nice prizes and make some…

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Soothe Massage App Enters 941

A new massage app, Soothe, has launched in Tampa Bay and Sarasota. The app allows users to arrange massage services at home, at work or in a hotel room in as little as an hour between 8 am and midnight daily. The therapists are vetted, insured and certified. One can select the style of massage…

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Master’s Only CrossFit Has Arrived

On August 12th the area’s first master’s only CrossFit competition will be held at CrossFit North Port. Normally dominated by the 20 plus age group, Master Mayhem allows CrossFit enthusiasts 35 and over to compete in a forum of their peers. The event will run from 8am to 6pm and will be free to spectators.…

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From the Top Down Massage Envy Introduces Total Body Stretch

Stretching makes the best of every body. Combining over 15 years of massage expertise with the latest stretch research, Massage Envy developed the exclusive Streto Method. It’s a premier, customizable, assisted stretch service designed to relax your mind as your body unwinds. The Streto Method follows the concept that relaxation starts with the brain and…

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New Gym and Grocery in The Green

The Green at Lakewood Ranch, a new development at the northeast corner of State Road 70 and Lakewood Ranch Boulevard, has announced that LA Fitness and organic grocery store, Earth Fare, will open in 2018. The Green at Lakewood Ranch is a 37-acre, mixed-use development within the Collaboration Opportunities for Research and Exploration (CORE) project…

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B Powerful Personal Training & Meal Planning

B Powerful Personal Training & Meal Planning Services has now opened at its new location 5899 Whitfield Ave, Suite 207, in Sarasota. The private studio is led by certified personal trainer Bethany Reul with over 11 years of client weight-loss success. The studio focuses on simplifying healthy eating & exercise for even the busiest professional…

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F45 Training Coming to Sarasota

F45, short for Functional 45, the latest group training concept from Australia, is coming to Sarasota in September. Glamour magazine’s Glamour team recently tested one of F45’s classes and rated it as one of the best and most fun new fitness classes to try now. The concept is simple: F45 studios all over the world…

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Salt of the Earth

Breathe easy. A first-class salt therapy location is finally here in Sarasota. Salt of the Earth (SOTE) – Sarasota celebrated its grand opening on Saturday, June 3rd. Featuring a main salt room, kids salt room, private salt bed and private salt booth, SOTE offers the right treatment for anyone seeking relief from respiratory or dermatological…

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Tessa is Going to the CrossFit Games

Local CrossFit phenome, Tessa Marquette is going to the 2017 CrossFit Games in Madison, Wisconsin. Tessa finished the CrossFit Open sixth Worldwide for the Teen Girls 14-15 Division, qualifying her to compete in the online qualifier to earn a spot to compete at the CrossFit Games in Madison, WI. Finishing the online competition fourth Worldwide…

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FitGrit Launches in 941

Getting motivated to workout can be challenging for even those with the best of intentions. A new app created in Sarasota is designed to help. FitGrit recently went live on the Suncoast, providing a new service to our readership. On first appearance, it may seem to be another dating app, but it’s not. This creative…

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Flying High 5k

The Florida International Air Show has been delighting spectators with the history of aviation since 1981, this year they are pleased to announce a one-of-a-kind experience that will thrill the aviation and running enthusiast alike with the Inaugural Florida International Air Show 5k! This unique race will get you flying high as you circle around…

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Sarasota Hosts 2017 World Rowing Championships

Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota is the site for the 2017 World Rowing Championships from September 24 to October 1, 2017. There will be seven events for men, six for women, five for lightweight men, three for lightweight women, and five for para-rowing. Teams from over 70 countries are expected to participate. It is the…

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