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Build the Ultimate Body – Gym Free

Life can get in the way causing many well-intentioned exercisers to miss a trip to the gym. Stress, guilt, and anger can come in waves leaving many feeling horrible about missing a workout. But what if the gym is anywhere and the fitness equipment is your body? Bodyweight training is an effective way to build…

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Ho Ho Holiday Shopping for Healthy Folks

A year’s supply of jam delivered monthly? A stack of DVDs? A big fleecy couch potato sack? Think again … it’s 2017! And Christmas is almost here. What will you be wrapping up for loved ones? If you shop smart and healthy this holiday season, you might just replace Santa as the most popular person…

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Your DNA and Your Diet Plan – It’s Time to Get Smart!

We have smart phones, appliances and cars, and now is the time for smart diets—based on DNA testing. This process shows what kind of diet and fitness regimen is best suited to your individual metabolism. No more guessing or grabbing on to the latest fad diet, sensational fasting program or emotional appeal from Marie Osmond.…

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Benderson Adds New Activities

The 2017 World Rowing Championships have passed and Nathan Benderson Park (NBP), 941s premier outdoor exercise area, is adding more fitness options for visitors. New programs started more than a year ago with learn-to-row and dragon boat paddling. ChiWalking is now also offered at the park. ChiWalking is an exciting approach to health, fitness and…

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Fun & Fitness Expo at New College

The annual Fun & Fitness Expo, at New College of Florida on Wednesday, Feb. 7, is celebrating its seventh year of introducing students and the community to old and new ways to be active and stay healthy. “The Fun and Fitness Expo brings together students from New College, USF Sarasota-Manatee, and the surrounding Sarasota and…

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Hidden River Trail Now Open to Cyclists

Hidden River Trail, the only east-west road between Lakewood Ranch Boulevard and Lorraine Road, a planned alternative to the major thoroughfares of University Parkway and State Road 70 is now open to bicyclists after a long debated dispute. Construction plans for the road from more than a decade ago did not include bike lanes, instead…

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Boost Your Diet

After the holidays, there is no longer a need to guess which diet or exercise routine will work for you. Instead of reaching for the latest fad, now you can choose the proper plan based on your genetic profile. And, it is backed up by clinical research—including a study at Stanford University that found people…

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Juggernaut X Moves Forward

In order to accommodate requests by athletes for more time to prepare for the rigors of Juggernaut X, and to provide a higher quality event, Juggernaut X is moving the date of the event to April 21st. Juggernaut X is the first event of its kind in the 941. It tests fitness over many domains…

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Boutique Pilates Studio Opens in Braden River

Club Pilates, the nation’s largest premium Pilates franchise, is opening their first Bradenton-Sarasota location the weekend of Nov. 10-12th. Located at 5408 Lockwood Ridge Road, the new studio offers members total body workouts that help with posture, balance, flexibility and strength. There will be free demo classes for first time guests. The light and bright…

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Richard’s Foodporium Presents 5th Annual Health Expo

Richard’s Foodporium will present their 5th Annual Health Expo taking place at Robarts Arena in Sarasota on January 6th, 2018, featuring special guest Dr. Michael Murray. Dr. Murray is a world-renowned natural doctor, and is the Chief Science Officer at Enzymedica. Richard’s Foodporium is proud to bring their Annual Health Expo to Robarts Arena for…

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Jingle & Jog 5k Running for a Clause!

The Haven’s Jingle and Jog 5k is turning 20! From their humble beginnings in 1997 with a little over 200 runners, the Jingle & Jog 5k has been a festive marquee event in the Sarasota community for two decades. With over 6,500 finishers of the event – you are invited to add your name to…

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Mix Up Your Fitness

Body Dynamix, formerly Yoga SRQ, has expanded its practice. Since the beginning of September, Owner Rhys Dowding and his colleagues Jeff Moore and Griffin Murphy have transformed a yoga studio into a more diverse studio for all! With a variety of yoga classes still on the schedule with a diverse group of skilled instructors, Body…

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Fit941 Gets Crunched!

We are sad to report that as of this issue we will no longer be found in Crunch Fitness locations in Sarasota and Manatee counties. In the week before deadline, Fit941 magazine was asked to remove our publication from the three local Crunch Fitness locations. After more than two years of circulation in Crunch Fitness,…

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Yoga Shredding – A Total Fitness Regimen for Body and Soul

For all its commonly accepted cerebral and physical benefits, yoga is still sometimes, somehow seen as the not-so-fun “odd man out” in the realm of physical conditioning. Too brainiac? Too stretchy? Too counter-culture? Now, in this modern world of blended families, new-age fabric combinations and fusion food fads, the world is primed for Yoga Shred.…

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Fit941’s Hot And Fit

Who’s the best in 941’s fitness, health, and wellness scene? Let us know. Winners are revealed in the Holiday issue! Tell us your favorites in any or all categories, and submit your survey online before nominations close on November 1st. Nominees will then be listed for voting on Fit941.com. Find out the results in the…

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Taking Up The Challenge of Juggernaut X

Imagine that instead of plugging along on a treadmill in the gym you are running up a warped wall like one of those ninja warriors on television. Or, instead of pushing yourself into downward facing dog in yoga class you are climbing up a salmon ladder. In December, you could be one of 100 athletes…

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F45 – The Toughest Workout You’ll Ever Love

We apologize for borrowing a line from the famous Peace Corps ad a few years back, but that twist of logic and truth just seems to fit F45 training so well! Originating in 2014, this Australian workout system—45 minutes of intense cardio, strength and endurance exercise— is catching fire here in the United States, with…

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F45 Free Outdoor Bootcamps

F45 training center is currently offering free outdoor boot camps. The boot camp will be held at different scenic locations around Sarasota which will be announced every week on their Facebook page at facebook.com/f45sarasota. The boot camps will be held until the opening of the downtown studio. The F45 training concept from Australia is simple.…

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Low-T Not for Me

Decreased libido and erectile dysfunction are amongst the most embarrassing issues men can experience even though they are surprisingly, quite common. A study from 2006 estimated that around 36% of all men above 45 years of age experience a cluster of symptoms known as hypogonadism, or testosterone deficiency. Hypogonadism can be characterized not only by…

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