You Spin Me

Five Reasons to Invest in a Hula Hoop

Why picking up a hula hoop is excellent for health and happiness.

09/09/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Summertime sadness

How to Survive a Breakup, Sarasota Style

You might get through the five stages of post-breakup blues quicker if you follow our suggestions.

08/05/2019 By Olivia Letts

Twerk it out

We Tried It: Hip Hop Dance Fitness

Fly Dance Fitness is shaking up boring workout routines at its Throw Down classes.

07/08/2019 By Hanna Powers

Fab and Bougie

We Tried It: Three Boutique Fitness Trends Popular in Sarasota

I wanted to see which workouts might be worth trading in my $20-a-month student YMCA membership.

06/26/2019 By Olivia Letts

Just Move

A New Book Highlights the Benefits of Fitness After 50

Fitness advocate and author Jim Owen is in Sarasota this month for a private speaking engagement. On June 5, he’ll be interviewed on Suncoast View.

05/24/2019 By Hannah Wallace


New Gym Opens in Downtown Sarasota

Petar Sibinkic of Longboat Key Fitness recently opened a second location, Sarasota Downtown Fitness.

03/12/2019 By Staff


New Outdoor Gym Opens Saturday

The City of Sarasota is opening a new outdoor fitness gym at Arlington Park & Aquatic Complex.

02/21/2019 By Staff


YMCA Opens New CrossFit Center

The Sarasota YMCA recently opened its South Trail Performance CrossFit location in Westfield Sarasota Square.

09/27/2018 By Staff


College Holding Info Session on Personal Trainer Certification

State College of Florida is holding a free info session on its personal trainer certification program at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 14.

02/26/2018 By Staff


New Martial Arts Training Center Opens

Guillermo Gomez recently opened Martial Fusion Budo Center at 2902 Hyde Park St., Sarasota.

01/15/2018 By staff


Treetop Ropes Course Company Expands to Brooksville

TreeUmph! Adventure Course, which opened its first treetop ropes course in Bradenton in 2013, recently celebrated the opening of its newest course in Brooksville.

12/19/2017 By staff


New Venice Fitness Center Opens

The new Planet Fitness takes up 20,000 square feet and offers cardio machines and strength equipment, specialty training equipment and more.

11/15/2017 By staff


Venice YMCA to Acquire Charlotte County Facilities and Programs

Venice's SKY Family YMCA has secured a new deal to acquire the Charlotte County Family YMCA, which includes child care centers and fitness facilities in North Port, Port Charlotte and Punta Gorda.

06/21/2017 By staff


New Kickboxing Fitness Franchise Opens

The new location is 9Round's first in the local area and one of more than 500 worldwide.

05/31/2017 By staff

Health and Fitness

9Round 30-minute fitness franchise opens in Bradenton

Developed by kickboxing champion, concept involves nine, three-minute stations

05/26/2017 By staff


Sarasota Company Launches New Fitness Supplement Line

Sarasota's Innov8 Nutraceuticals recently debuted a new brand of fitness supplements, created to boost energy, support the immune system and aid in muscle recovery and pain management.

05/03/2017 By staff


Mall Launches New Series of Weekly Fitness Events

The Mall at University Town Center is launching its new UTC Fab & Fit Club from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Sunday, March 26.

03/22/2017 By staff


New Company Offers Fitness, Food in Exotic Destinations

Sarasota's Loren Ann Mayo recently founded a new company, luxeFIT, that offers weeklong luxury fitness retreats to exotic destinations.

03/07/2017 By staff

Hustle and Glow

These Beauty Products Will Make You Glow--Even When You’re Breaking a Sweat

Here are the beauty products that will outlast your workout.

03/03/2017 By Heather Dunhill


Pure Barre Head Instructor Picked for Lululemon Summit

Chaz Glunk, a Sarasota native and former dancer with the Sarasota Ballet, was one of 100 participants chosen from more than 2,500 applicants worldwide to attend.

05/06/2016 Research by staff