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Join the “Healthy for Good” movement this Saturday by participating in Palm Beach County’s annual “Heart Walk” starting at the Meyer Amphitheatre.

By participating in the Heart Walk, you’re joining a million Heart Walk Heroes from across the nation raising funds for lifesaving science that can teach us all how to live longer and be Healthy for Good.

Funds donated to this event will go to life-saving research and care for those affected by heart disease.

Click here for more information.

When: Saturday, November 16, starting at 8:00am

Where: Meyer Amphitheatre - 105 Evernia Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

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According to the American Heart Association, walking at least 20 minutes a day can reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke. Aside from choosing the stairs over the elevator and parking further away from the store, here’s a list of scenic areas in the Northern Palm Beaches to get your steps in!

Jupiter Beach

14775 U.S. Highway 1, Juno Beach

It’s about 4 miles of coastline from Juno Pier to Jupiter’s South Jetty, making there and back 8 miles!

The Gardens Mall

3101 PGA Boulevard, Palm Beach Gardens

Walk in the a/c in this two-story enclosed shopping mall, and window shop more than 160 specialty shops and restaurants. Jupiter Medical Center event organizes mall walking events regularly through Walk this Way Mall Walking Club.

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When it comes to exercising in northern Palm Beach County, there are plenty of options to choose from.  Gyms, surfing, martial arts, paddle boarding, running or walking the beach are invigorating options. If running is your thing, there are so many trails to choose from.  We know the same daily run can get tedious. If you’re an avid runner and want to get away from it all, try going off the beaten track

Joggers delight in the fabulous year-round weather, and picturesque settings. Living in the Town of Jupiter permits for runs with ocean views, as well as scenic natural area preserves.

Getaway from the daily monotony and get lost in thought running in Jupiter’s well-known Riverbend Park.  Riverbend Park presents nearly 10 miles of rugged ground. 

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Come out to the West Palm Beach Public Library for free tai-chi lessons. At some point in our lives we all desire balance. The art embracing the mind, body and spirit was created in Ancient China. Tai chi and yoga are some of the most effective exercises for mind body and health. 

The ancient study of Tai-Chi’s purpose is to nurture life energy, known as “qi”, and to train it within oneself to flow smoothly and powerfully throughout the body. Tai Chi develops more leg strength and yoga is core strength stabilized by arms and legs. Yoga focuses on static core strength and flexibility. Tai Chi applies that core strength by engaging power through the hips.

Tai Chi lessons are offered FREE on Friday mornings at the Mandel Public Library, located at

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Founded by runners, the Palm Beach Roadrunners is a diverse organization with members of all ages and abilities joined together by their shared belief in the power of running to improve health, fitness, and overall well-being.

Whether you’re a couch potato who wants to live a more active lifestyle or a serious marathon competitor, Palm Beach Roadrunners has more than 3,000 members of all types. They serve the Palm Beach County community and have weekly serious runs, fun runs, early runs, late runs, and everything in between in Downtown West Palm Beach, Jupiter, Lake Worth, Singer Island, Palm Beach, Juno Beach, Wellington, and Delray.

Each year, the running club also produces three premier races; Race 4 the Pies, Classics by the Sea 5k/10k, and

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With clear skies year-round, a temperate climate, and miles of clean water- there are so many activities you can do outdoors to live an active lifestyle in Palm Beach County. From golfing and croquet to paddle boarding and horseback riding, the area has recreation options to fit everyone's interests. 

Fifteen percent of the Palm Beaches are green park space or beach, there are miles of trails to run or bike and more than 160 golf courses. Aside from 47 miles of pristine saltwater coastline, Palm Beach County has freshwater bodies and inlets making water sport options endless; go snorkeling, scuba diving, hobby cat sailing, surfing, kayaking, jet-skiing, wakeboarding- the list goes on and on.

If you like team sports, there are plenty of adult

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With beautiful weather all year round, there are many more options to stay fit in sunny Jupiter Florida than an indoor gym.

There is so much potential to get out and explore, but here are 6 outdoor workout spots near Jupiter to keep you feeling fantastic!

Jupiter Dog Beach

Who says you have to work-out alone? Take your pup along to one of Florida’s only dog-friendly beaches and go for a challenging run in the sand. Be sure to keep your best friend hydrated!

Outdoor Yoga

Outdoor yoga can be done just about anywhere, and with so many scenic spots to choose from, consider Jupiter your outdoor yoga studio. Great places to get your stretch on including Jupiter Beach, Juno Pier, one of the many parks in the area, or even on a paddleboard,

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If you live in South Florida, you are probably familiar with CrossFit, which is a branded fitness regime that was created by Glassman and Lauren Jenai in 2000. CrossFit combines elements from high-intensity interval training, Olympic weightlifting, plyometrics, powerlifting, gymnastics, girevoy sport, calisthenics, strongman, and other exercises.

The Palm Beaches, an area known for its health and fitness, has a number of great CrossFit gyms which welcome both athletes and armatures alike. Here are a few you might enjoy.

CrossFit Palm Beach

When you decide to get fit – whether that’s losing the last five pounds, dropping the first 100 pounds, conquering your first 5K or half-marathon, or getting ready to rock it in a CrossFit competition – you

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Palm Beach County is a great place to live if you like to stay in shape. It has great gyms, year-round workout-weather, convenient healthy eating options, and lots of great places to do yoga. Here’s our guide to a few great places to do yoga in Palm Beach County.

Breathe Salt & Yoga

As the name suggests Breathe Salt & Yoga has a unique salt room. They describe it as where the ocean meets land. Breathing in salt helps accelerate mucus clearance and improves lung function while killing harmful bacteria caused by pollutants and stress while also soothing the respiratory system. The studio also offers hot yoga classes.

Native Yoga Center

Native Yoga Center is way more than a yoga studio. It's a Palm Beach destination where authentic yoga

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If you’re upset you missed the recent Loggerhead Triathlon, don’t worry! The Palm Beaches have plenty of others all year round. Whether you're a seasoned Olympic Triathlete, or interested in stepping your 5k up to a sprint triathlon, here are the top 8 triathlons in the Palm Beaches.

Loggerhead Triathlon

Location: Carlin Park, Jupiter FL

Month: August

The Jupiter Medical Center Loggerhead Triathlon produced by the Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce is one of the longest enduring triathlons in the state of Florida. Dating back to 1985, triathletes have made the trip to Jupiter year after year to enjoy the magnificent Oceanside setting, the family-friendly atmosphere, and the competition. The event has become a "must do" on the southeast

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