Fitness

Florida Greenways and Trails

With more than 5,000 miles of trails and 80,000 acres of greenway, Florida provides residents and visitors of all ages and abilities with year-round access to a wide variety of free health and fitness activities. Greenways and trails provide recreational opportunities, protect Florida’s natural resources, preserve historical and cultural sites and connect communities.

Brevard Heart Foundation

Brevard Heart Foundation is a locally grown, non-profit that has served Brevard County, Florida since 1957. To date, they’ve provided over $500,000 in nurse and medical student merit based scholarships through their traditional annual scholarship program.

Re-Run 5K

This family oriented 4k is an event for runners of all ages and abilities , the retro themed Re-Run will feature blast-from-the-past 1980 and 1990’s flair.

iBike Promotes The Bicycle

IBF promotes bicycle and other aspects of on-motorized transportation worldwide, especially in less developed areas, with a particular interest in Africa and South America.

7th Annual Turtle Krawl

Join us for a family fun 10K bike or skate and 5K run or walk to benefit the Sea Turtle Preservation Society, a not-for-profit organization, whose purpose is to educate the public about marine turtles. The weather has been great, plan to join the Space Coast in this awesome event.

Join the Local Food Revolution

The taste of a juicy tomato, just-picked off the vine at the peak of ripeness, is one of life’s simple pleasures – and for many of us it is a distant memory. When I was growing up my mother always kept a vegetable garden. I remember digging around in the dirt with her, eating sugar snap peas right off the vine, pulling up carrots and picking big juicy tomatoes for grilled cheese and tomato sandwiches.

Central Florida Fitness Pros

Sharon Hughes, President of Central Florida Fitness Pros, has a passion for helping people develop a blueprint of holistic, healthy living. She is an architect of positive designs in more ways than one.

Interview: Lealyn Wiggins, Curves

The wildly popular fitness franchise Curves for Women has 16 locations in Brevard County and serves millions of women worldwide in their desire to be fit and healthy.

Natural Awakenings

In 1994 the first Natural Awakenings™ magazine was established in Naples, Florida in response to the local holistic health community’s need for an effective way to share information and connect with people searching for alternative therapies.

Flamingo Run

Rain or Shine, the 5K Flamingo Run, the largest and best executed race in Brevard County, features computer-chip timing, a challenging run over the Melbourne Causeway, and will usher in the annual Melbourne Art Festival as the first event of the weekend.

85 Ways To Improve Your Health

Discover over 85 ways to improve your health all in one day! With 85 exhibitors and many speakers at the Healthy Living Expo you are sure to find health options just right for you.

Turtle Krawl

“Krawling” across the finish is nothing to be ashamed of; This year you may be “krawling” your way to the finish line of a 5K event, but not how you might expect

Parrish Medical Center

Together with more than 25 other hospitals and healthcare facilities around the country, we are helping to produce a ripple effect in the healthcare community by providing researched and documented examples of evidence-based building design that is creating life-enhancement for patients, families and staff.

The Importance of Play

The American Heritage Dictionary says, “Play is to occupy oneself in amusement, sport, or other recreation.”

Are Diets Dead?

Lately I’ve heard a lot of talk that diets are not the way to lose weight and get in shape. It is absolutely correct that we need to exercise, to burn more calories than we take in. Yet to discount several diet trends is a mistake.

Acupuncture You Can Do

It is never too late to improve your health and well-being. To maintain good health and vitality, try these simple, painless routines.

The Heart Truth

Participate in National Wear Red Day on Friday, February 4: Wear Red to Support Women and Heart Disease Awareness

Learning to Run

About a decade ago I published a newspaper column declaring my universal disdain for running. It hurt my shins, I bemoaned. It made me itchy, I groused.

Changing Gears

The concept of being fit is a lot for us to handle; so take that notion, throw it out the window and start a clean slate with me today. With the holidays, the feasting and the “we’ll get back on track next week” mindset, most of us are always putting it off as something to do tomorrow.

The Fit Life

We have a creeping tendency to live within the prison of our “shoulds” and “oughts.” Disappointment in decisions we have made, or results left by the hand of fate–often shaded by our own misperceptions–can plague us and engender a vicious cycle of regret.

Central Florida YMCA

“The mission of the Central Florida YMCA is to improve the lives of everyone in Central Florida by connecting individuals and families with opportunities based on Christian values that improve the spirit, mind and body,” says executive director Chris Jaffe. “Our goal is to build strong kids, strong families and strong communities.”