Fitness

Your Health Questions Answered

Does Powder Sunscreen Actually Work?

Powder sunscreen is all the rage in skincare right now, but does it actually work? A local dermatologist tells us how and when to apply and which brands are the best.

03/23/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Stress Relief

An Art Therapist Shares Five Stress-Relief Exercises You Can Try At Home

Shaw owns Create Flow Heal in downtown Bradenton, where she teaches clients how to relieve stress, anxiety and depression through making art.

03/22/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Mental Health

How Can Culture Change to Accommodate Mental Health In the Pandemic?

Dr. Yidong Gong shared ways culture and mental health intersect, and some ways our culture can positively change to break stigma.

03/21/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

Where Can You Get Medical Marijuana in Sarasota?

Find CBD- and THC-infused products at these local dispensaries. Plus: details on how to obtain your medical card.

03/16/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Drop Your Jeans

Up Your Workout Ante With a 28-Day Challenge at This Sarasota Gym

Sarasota's P-Fit Studios has a 28-day challenge where you can drop a jean size through weekly workouts, a nutrition plan and motivating Facebook group.

03/15/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Taste the Rainbow

A New Bradenton Shop Specializes in Nutritious, Brightly Colored Drinks

The shop was opened last year by Joe and Filiz McNamara.

03/14/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Get Your Green On

Seven Green Fashion Picks You Can Wear on St. Patrick's Day and Beyond

Our favorite green items from Bows and Arrows Boutique, Lotus Boutique, T. Georgianos and other local stores.

03/14/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Grants

Goodwill Manasota Receives Grant for Tobacco Cessation

As part of the agreement, starting in April, Goodwill will offer monthly tobacco cessation groups at three locations and virtually.

03/11/2022 By Staff

Mind Bend

Five Upcoming Yoga Classes Where You Can Bend Your Mind and Body

Enjoy yoga with cute animals, a relaxing meditation or a class at the iconic Umbrella House in Lido Shores.

03/11/2022 By Samantha Lane

Bar Crawl

Green Beret Fitness Will Host St. Patrick's Day Bar Crawl and Fitness Challenge This Weekend

The downtown Sarasota bar crawl will take place Saturday, March 12, from 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

03/10/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

Are You 'Sober Curious'?

This movement arose last year and involves reducing alcoholic intake for the health and mental benefits.

03/09/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Goated

Goat Yoga Is Still a Thing, and It's Still Super Fun

Goat Yoga SRQ offers weekly classes where you can hit some poses and cuddle with goats.

03/07/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Manatee Strong

Watch Big Guys and Gals Get Physical at the World’s Strongest Manatee Competition

Watch big guys and gals get physical at the World’s Strongest Manatee competition.

03/01/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

What's the Best Way to Soothe Chapped Lips?

Warmer weather is upon us—but chapped lips from what’s left of the drier winter air can be painful. Here are some treatments to try.

02/23/2022 By Allison Forsyth

sweet sweat

Circle the Sun Fitness, a New 24-Hour Gym, Is Headed to Sarasota

Key Fitch and Antoine Claude are partnering to Circle the Sun Fitness in the old YouFit space on Lockwood Ridge Road.

02/17/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Your Health Questions Answered

Pro Tips for Keeping Kids' Smiles Healthy

How to keep your kids' smiles healthy, plus information about the recently passed Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act.

02/09/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Sweet Success

Follow a Bradenton Baker and TikTok Star on Her Fitness Journey

'Fat Girl Fit' details Allison's journey to a healthy lifestyle. She's proving to her followers that skinny does not equal healthy.

02/04/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

How Can Runners Avoid Plantar Fasciitis?

Running experts at Fit2Run in downtown Sarasota share their tips for healing plantar fasciitis, plus ways to prevent it.

02/02/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Runner's High

Run For a Good Cause This Weekend at Nathan Benderson Park

The race supports survivors of childhood cancer as well as bereaved siblings.

01/25/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

Which Sarasota Fitness Group Is Right for You?

Looking for fun ways to exercise and meet other Sarasotans? Here are some free and low-cost groups to check out.

01/25/2022 By Allison Forsyth