Taking flight

Bungee Fitness Offers a Fun, Safe Way to Burn Calories

“When I first started, my biggest issue was trusting the bungee, because I thought I was surely going to faceplant onto the floor," says one enthusiast. "But now, I don’t even think about it.”

11/03/2023 By Stephanie Churn Lubow

The Ice Man Cometh

Turns Out, Plunging Your Body Into an Ice Bath Has Physical and Mental Health Benefits

Sarasota's Brock Cannon, a certified Wim Hof Method instructor, explains why.

08/26/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Stronger Than Yesterday

Sarasota CrossFit Gym Finds a New Home in Historic Rosemary District Building

The gym, whose building used to be a fish market, will hold a grand opening on Saturday, Sept. 3.

08/24/2022 By Allison Forsyth

On The Ropes

A Legendary Sarasota Boxing Club Is Looking For a New Home

I went to visit its famed owner, Coach Harold Wilen, who shared the club's history and gave me some pointers.

08/18/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Downtown Zen

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

The next class takes place tomorrow at 6:30 p.m. and includes a sound bath.

08/04/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Off to the Races

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

A race without running? Yep—the Beat the Heat race series consists of workout moves instead.

08/02/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

This Trendy Chia Seed Drink Is Actually Healthy, Experts Say

The internal shower drink—chia seeds, water and lemon—can relieve constipation and bloating.

07/20/2022 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

Get out your FitBits and Apple Watches.

07/13/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Hot Flash

It's Crazy Hot Out. Should You Be Exercising Outdoors?

Maybe, but if you do, you'll want to follow these tips from fitness expert Rachel Reddish.

07/01/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

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

Your inner child will thank you for this workout.

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

Ask a Personal Trainer

Exercise Is Essential for Prenatal and Postpartum Health

Core SRQ personal trainer Liya Naidorf answers our questions about the benefits of working out when you are a new or expecting mother.

06/16/2022 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

Golden Age Medals

These Sarasota Seniors Are Fighting Ageism in Competitive Sports

A group of archers, a swimmer and a table tennis player have competed for years at the National Senior Games—and winning big.

05/27/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Workout Win

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

Body Reform Fitness 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

A local swim instructor shares why lessons are so important.

05/11/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Fit For Funds

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

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

05/10/2022 By Allison Forsyth


New Pilates Bar To Open at Waterside Tomorrow

BodyBar Pilates will host a ribbon cutting grand opening on Wednesday, April 20 at 11:30 a.m.

04/19/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Drop Your Jeans

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

The "Drop your Jeans" challenge at P-Fit Sarasota will have you focusing on your nutrition, exercise habits and hydration.

03/15/2022 By Allison Forsyth