Fitness

Your Health Questions Answered

What You Need to Know About Rebounding, the Popular Trampoline Fitness Trend

Rebounding, also known as bounce class, involves jumping on a trampoline for cardiovascular exercise. Sarasota Sand Barre owner Erika Carter shares the benefits.

06/29/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Everything Zen

Tai Chi Can Help Prevent Falls and Improve Your Mental Health

The discipline has been around for 3,000 years. Dr. Aihan Kuhn of Sarasota's Tai Chi and Qi Gong Institute shares more.

06/27/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Drink Up

How to Stay Hydrated Like Tom Brady

In celebration of National Hydration Day, Tom Brady's Tampa-based company, TB12, shares secret insight to how the football star stays hydrated.

06/21/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Summertime Sadness

A National Lifeguard Shortage Is Forcing Local Pools to Reduce Their Hours

Due to the pandemic and rising living costs, Sarasota is experiencing a lifeguard shortage.

06/16/2022 By Chloe Nelson

Ask a Personal Trainer

Exercise Is Essential for Prenatal and Postpartum Health

Core SRQ personal trainer Liya Naidorf teaches prenatal and postpartum exercise classes and shares nutrition, mental health and fitness tips for new moms.

06/16/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What Are Natural Esthetics?

Two new treatments claim to give you the look of a facelift without invasive surgery or chemical fillers.

06/15/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What is the '12-3-30' Treadmill Workout Everyone Is Raving About?

We over the pros and cons of a viral workout with a Sarasota personal trainer.

06/08/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

How to Quit Smoking

Sarasota Memorial Hospital and Gulfcoast South Area Health Education Center have free classes and nicotine medications that you can take advantage of today.

06/01/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

May was Skin Cancer Awareness Month. How Can We Still Keep Our Skin Safe?

From sunscreen to seeking shade, here are some best practices.

05/24/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Mental Moves

The Country's Young People Are Facing a Mental Health Crisis. Here's How a Local Organization Is Helping.

The program called Youth Move Suncoast opened in January and is led by youth, for youth ages 14-29. Weekly support groups, outings and mindfulness classes are held online and in person at NAMI Sarasota-Manatee's locations.

05/19/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Sea Bee Dee

Siesta Key Sea Bee Dee Sells Handmade CBD Products

Katie Starling is the owner of Siesta Key Sea Bee Dee, where she makes CBD and legal cannabis products and sells them at Sarasota markets.

05/19/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What Are Some Natural Alternatives to Painkillers?

Next time you need relief, try one of these options.

05/18/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Workout Win

We Tried an Electrical Muscle Stimulation Workout, and It Was Awesome

Body Reform Fitness, a new gym in downtown Sarasota, is one of the only gyms in Florida offering this workout, which uses electrical impulses and a "super suit."

05/12/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

Here's Why Your Kids Should Take Swimming Lessons This Summer

May is Drowning Prevention and Water Safety Month. A Sarasota swimming instructor gives us tips.

05/11/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Fit For Funds

This Sarasota Fitness Trainer Is Doing 100 Burpees Per Day For Charity

Raedeke, owner of Fitfillment, LLC, and Camp Gladiator Sarasota, streams her workouts on Instagram, where her followers can donate to her monthly charity of choice.

05/10/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Stay Neutral

A Better Way to Discuss Fitness, Health and Weight

“You can’t determine someone’s health by the shape of their body.”

05/05/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Plantiful

The Health Benefits of Owning Houseplants

Turns out your indoor jungle is not just for looks, but for your health, too. Parrish's Fancy Leaf Plant Co. owner Libby Bolles shares why.

04/29/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Gotta Blame It on My Juice

Where to Find Great Juice in Sarasota

Eight shops making fresh, healthy and tasty juices.

04/29/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What Exactly Is Precision Medicine?

Nurse practitioner Sarah Luce at Good Medicine in Bradenton shares insight about this individualized medical model, using genetic testing and holistic practices.

04/13/2022 By Allison Forsyth

The Courts

Legal Aid of Manasota Starts New Program to Help Transgender People Change Their Names

The free program helps transgender adults and youth change their name and gender marker on important documents.

03/24/2022 By Allison Forsyth