Fitness

Open Court

Payne Park Tennis Center Is Expanding Its Hours

Just in time for cooler weather.

10/06/2022 By Isaac Eger

Downtown Zen

You Can Now Take a Free Outdoor Yoga Class at Rosemary Park Every Friday

The classes take place at the new downtown park on Fridays from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

08/04/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Off to the Races

Camp Gladiator Is Bringing 'Fitness Races' to Nathan Benderson Park

Camp Gladiator fitness trainer Willie Thomas tell us about the 5K that involves workouts instead of running.

08/02/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Step It Up

Jazz Up Your Walking Routine at These Five Sarasota Spots

From scavenger hunts to hiking practice to Swedish fartlek, here are some great ways to up the ante on your walking game.

07/19/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Heart Health

Wearing a Heart Monitor Can Improve Your Workout—and Your Overall Health

"Fitness as it's related to your heart is so important for physical, mental and emotional wellbeing," says OrangeTheory trainer Aimee Reffner.

07/13/2022 By Allison Forsyth

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