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Safeguarding Your Health: The Importance of Using Pharmaceutical Grade Supplements

Making healthy choices can be easy. Cheeseburger vs. protein shake. Jumping rope vs. skipping the workout. Sleeping for seven hours vs. pulling an all-nighter. But when you start looking into the complex and daunting world of nutritional supplements, the choices can be confusing, misleading, expensive and even dangerous. Competition for your dollars is fierce in…

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OCR Season Is Coming. Are You Ready for Some Crazy Fun Fitness?

You don’t have to be crazy to love Obstacle Course Racing (OCR). But it probably helps … You have to love a challenge. You have to love competition, and community.You have to love sore muscles and sweaty, muddy clothes. You have to love an incredible sense of accomplishment… And you better be OK with being…

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ME Time For Fitness Sake!

If you think about your year as a big apple, how much of it do you get to consume for your benefit, and how much do you give away to others? Between work, family, friends, volunteering and working out regularly, your apple bites may be getting smaller and smaller. Maybe it’s time to be little…

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DOGGIES FOR DUCHENNE

Scott Turner leans over and tells Hooch in the movie, “This is not your room.” Well, here in the 941 we have a young guy named Grayson who tells his Hooch, “We don’t just have room for you. There’s room for everyone.” Part of Grayson’s support system as he faces Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is…

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FIT941’s HOT AND FIT WINNERS

Our readers voted for the hottest fitness, health and lifestyle businesses and individuals in town. This is the first grouping of the top 10 in each category. Look for more categories and profiles in future issues of Fit941. Best Workout Recovery Facility 1. BluFit Recovery, 3529 S Tuttle Ave, Sarasota BluFit Recovery and Nutrition specializes…

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Tribe at Around The Clock Fitness

Tribe offers the opportunity to transform fitness into something bigger than yourself—it delivers the promise that ‘together we will achieve more.’ Even as we strive for our own results as individuals, it is the team momentum that creates the dynamic environment for individual success. Starting January 15, 2018, Around the Clock Sarasota is offering three…

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FIND YOUR WAY TO THE TOP OCR AT LIVE TRAINING

Live Training Center in Palmetto is the place to be for Obstacle Course training this season. If you plan to do a Savage Race, Titan Mud Run, just want to improve your skills, or enjoy getting active, join Dale Lively for some OCR 101. This class is ideal for everyone, but it is especially good…

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DON’T EAT, BUT TRI YOUR HEART OUT

Sarasota Storm is having its entry level triathlon at the beginning of February. Do the winter blues get you down? Tri Your Heart Out is a great way to dip your toes into the world of triathlon, or jump back in after the holidays. It’s an affordable, safe, friendly race designed for first timers and…

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HELP THE HOGFISH: AMI OPEN MASTERS SWIMS

Swim your heart out with the Bradenton Masters Swim Team at GT Bray Park. They return to this venue for their USMS Morning Workouts. Tuesdays and Thursdays are the days to aquatically push yourself out into the next level. This group is fearless, as they do both indoor and outdoor activities. Coordinator Guy Bergeron is…

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F45 Challenge and Trial

The newly opened F45 Training in Sarasota is offering a special to Fit941 readers. For a limited time, you can receive a one-week free trial of the area’s newest HIIT training. F45 Training is the new training technique leaving competition and clients gasping for air. F45 is an innovative, challenging and systemized team training workout…

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UP YOUR SQUARE FOOTAGE: LEAVE A LEGACY

Up your community’s square footage by being part of the Legacy Trail extension campaign. 100% of the money is used by Friends of the Legacy Trail to help construct the Legacy Trail extension and its amenities. Phase 1 is now underway as the county has acquired 2.7 miles of rail corridor for the extension. Donors…

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Baby Boot Camp Open House

You can take a stroll by the bay in Sarasota and many mornings during the week you can find a group of dedicated moms working out, sharing motherhood stories and building life-long friendships, all while their little ones are in tow. Baby Boot Camp is a stroller-fitness class that combines strength-training exercises with cardiovascular drills…

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HOTYOGA4U NIDRA HEATS UP SRQ

Stephanie Szuts fell in love with yoga in 2006, and now she is teaching others to find this passion as well at HotYoga4U Nidra. Through air and ether element practices, Steph will carry those with her to a deeper place of meditation and healing. Every class is designed for beginners, so no prior experience is…

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Paleo Pantry Open for Business

Now you can stock your pantry and home with fresh, healthy, and delicious ingredients without compromise. No need to fret over meal planning or grocery shopping. Paleo Pantry will take the guess work out of your equation. We are what we eat. Paleo is about fueling our bodies with a variety of fresh and tasty…

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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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