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Memorial Day marks the beginning of Summer!

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Summer in Sarasota means lazy days outside enjoying our beautiful bay and beaches. It's about everything water-related - boating, jet skiing, paddle boarding, kayaking, sailing and just plain swimming.

The summer months also mark a time when many of us head outdoors to exercise, playing tennis and golf and walking along the beach or the Ringling Bridge.

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If Your Hormones are Driving You Crazy, Consider This Simple Test to Sort Through Them

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Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy, also known as natural hormone therapy, is a form of alternative medicine that’s gaining popularity.

Many people consider it a good way to treat several diseases, as well as a way to alleviate menopause symptoms and reduce osteoporosis risk.

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The Benefits of High-Intensity Strength Training

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Here’s some quick advice: If you haven’t incorporated high-intensity strength training into your exercise routine, you should. The benefits are endless.

There’s even some research out now to suggest that high-intensity strength training could fight cancer.

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The Power of Planks

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Bodyweight exercises are gaining momentum in the fitness world due to the effectiveness and simplicity of getting in shape using your own body weight. Planks are a wonderful strength-training exercise for the whole body. In fact, planks are one of the most effective exercises you can perform because they only require a small time investment and they engage multiple muscle groups, allowing you to quickly achieve substantial results.  

Planks are great for core conditioning but they also work your glutes and hamstrings. Plus, planks support proper posture and improve balance.   

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Tips for Keeping Muscle Tone as You Age

Tips for Keeping Muscle Tone as You Age

As you get older, it’s easy to stop moving as much as you did when you were younger. But if you want to stay healthy and strong, it’s important to stay active and keep your muscles in shape.

It’s crucial for more mature individuals to keep up regular movement because the effects of long periods of inactivity are very damaging to the body.

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Do you know the difference between your BMI and Body Fat? Measure Up: BMI vs Body Fat Percentage

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BMI and body fat percentage are weight-loss terms thrown around with little explanation, so if you're confused about what they mean or which you should pay more attention to, you're not alone. Here's a brief primer to help.

BMI stands for Body Mass Index. It's a simple measure of the weight of a person scaled according to their height. You can use Body fat percentage to determine your BMI, or follow these steps:

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Acupuncture by Hsin-Hsin at BeFitSRQ

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Acupuncture by Hsin-Hsin Hu is now available at BeFitSRQ

BeFitSRQ is excited to announce that we will now be offering acupuncture by Hsin-Hsin Hu, Acupuncture Physician and Doctor of Oriental Medicine. Dr. Hu is an experienced, Florida-licensed Acupuncture Physician and received dual diplomas in both Acupuncture and Chinese Herbalogy. She received Chinese medical training from East West College of Natural Medicine and is an apitherapist, certified by the American Apitherapy Society in the Charles Mraz tradition. Dr. Hu owns Metta Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine in Sarasota and serves on the faculty of East West College of Natural Medicine, where she manages the school pharmacy and teaches Chinese Herbology. Dr. Hu is available by appointment. Please call 941.587.6311 to book your appointment today.

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BloqUV a Sun Protective Apparel Line

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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.
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Pedal for Pups & Doggy Bones 5k/10K

Pedal for Pups & Doggy Bones 5k/10K




3rd Annual Pedal for Pups & Doggy BonesCome Ride or Run this Sunday, March 6th for the 3rd annual Pedal for Pups & Doggy Bones 5k/10k* benefiting Honor Animal Rescue. Your participation and donations help ensure the lives of countless Dogs and Cats each year. Every participant receives a Free Breakfast courtesy of First Watch, an Athletic T, BBQ Lunch and FREE BEER for those of age!*The 10k race is part of the Manasota Track Club racing series
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Happy Valentine's Day from Be Fit SRQ

Happy Valentine's Day

What's a better gift for yourself, your Valentine or just that someone special in your life that puts a smile on your face than a massage! Schedule a 60 minute massage and receive $10 off regular price of $75.

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About BeFitSRQ

With BeFitSRQ, you are done working out in less than 30 minutes with a unique workout tailored to your unique body size and physical requirements that focus on your goals.

Always expect a total body workout - without sweating!  Come and leave in your street clothes and burn calories all day long!

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  • SUNDAY Closed

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