BloqUV a Sun Protective Apparel Lineis now available at BeFitSRQ BloqUV is a leader in sun protective apparel. The company, based in Miami, produces apparel that's unique in design, fit and sun protection technology. BloqUV products block 98 percent of the sun's harmful UV rays . And their fabrics guarantee a minimum Ultraviolet Protection Factor of 50. With the growing number of skin cancer and melanoma cases, it's crucial to protect your skin from long periods of sun exposure. If you're in the sun longer than 15 minutes, your skin is already being bombarded by harmful rays. BloqUV offers the latest in UV sun protection with fashionable flare. So before you step out into the sun, shop the BloqUV collection at the Studio. Women's Crop Top* available in 26 colors*to be worn over your clothing Women's 24/7 Top available in 26 colorsWomen's Capri or Legging with Skirtavailable in black or whiteMen's Long Sleeve Jet Tee available in 16 colors Springtime Cardio Now that you're decked out in BloqUV sun protective apparel, it's time to get your heart rate up. Spring in Sarasota is the perfect time to focus on cardio, from beach walks to running the Ringling Bridge to hitting the treadmill at BeFitSRQ. Need some extra motivation? Here are some fun exercise facts to get you going: Walking in sand requires 2.1 to 2.7 times more energythan walking on hard surfaces. (So break out those flip flops!) Walking on a sandy beach is so relaxing that it leads most people to walk further distances than they normally would. Treadmills let you control your speed. Walking with no incline at 3 miles per hour will burn around 320 calories for a 150-pound person. Walking at a speed of 4.5 miles per hour can burn 440 calories in that same amount of time. Treadmills let you walk on an incline. If you walk 2.9 to 3.5 miles per hour on a treadmill with an incline of 1 to 5 percent, a 160-pound person burns around 475 calories. If you increase the incline to 6 to 15 percent at the same speed, you can burn 715 calories.