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 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 local group of archers, a swimmer and a table tennis player all prove that competitive sports are for people of all ages.

05/27/2022 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

BodyBar

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

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

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

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

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

Get Fit

Join a Free Fitness Festival at Robinson Preserve This Weekend

FitFest will take place Saturday, March 5, from 7:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at Robinson Preserve.

03/03/2022 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

Get Fit

Join the Bishop Museum For a Health and Wellness Fest This Sunday

The outdoor festival will take place this Sunday, Jan. 30, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

01/27/2022 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

Forever Fit

Great Gyms Where You Can Get in Tip-Top Shape in 2022

We asked some svelte, sexy and supple locals, who span the gym spectrum, which gyms they think are best. Here's what they said.

01/04/2022 By Isaac Eger

Dashing Through the Snow

Join a Holiday-Themed Fitness Class This Month

Break a sweat and get into the holiday spirit with seven fun local fitness classes and events.

12/13/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Fit Fam

Meet Three of Our Town's Favorite Workout Instructors

Three great instructors, three different ways to get healthy.

10/11/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Break a sweat

New Outdoor Fitness Class Will Have You Training Like a Gladiator

The free series starts this Saturday and continues weekly through mid-December.

09/20/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Your Health Questions Answered

Why Do We Stretch Involuntarily?

After a good night's sleep, or spending too much time at your desk, you may find yourself stretching without even trying. Here's why we do it.

09/08/2021 By Allison Forsyth