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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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There are a number of luxury spas in the Palm Beaches that offer a fantastic form of "healthy" relaxation.

New York University Professor of Psychiatry, Virginia Sadock, MD. stated that "Going to a spa is a way of getting taken care of that is psychologically and culturally acceptable and we can carry that feeling of being cared for with us for a period of time, and very often that can help us cope better with stress." A key element in helping one relax is being touched. Most spa treatments involve touch.  "Physical contact is necessary to our well-being, and even if the touching is from a stranger, if that stranger is a professional there to pamper you, that touch will have a beneficial effect," says Sadock.

Northern Palm Beach County offers

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

Zeal Yoga

Zeal Yoga is designed around a simple love for the practice of yoga. They aspire to keep things simple and keep the complexity of the world outside so that when you are on your mat you can connect with nothing other than your breath and your practice.

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

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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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It should come as no surprise to those of us living in South Florida, but the beach, and specifically ocean water, is good for you! And that’s not just some old wives’ tale, it’s backed by science. Here are a few of the health benefits of living by/going to the beach.

Good For Your Skin

Ocean water differs from river water in that it has significantly higher amounts of minerals, including sodium, chloride, sulfate, magnesium, and calcium. This is why it’s highly useful for skin conditions such as psoriasis.

Good For Your Mind

Everybody knows that the sound of the sea is therapeutic. The white noise of waves breaking on the rocks relaxes our brains and stimulates the production of feel-good chemicals in our body, including serotonin and

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Full Moon Yoga will be happening this Saturday night, May 18th, at 8pm. The event will begin with a thirty-minute discussion about the growing CBD trend with Dr. Michelle Weiner and Cannera product samplings for this Full Moon Yin Yoga practice. Actual yoga practice will begin at 8:00pm.

Dr. Michelle Weiner, a well-known physician in the industry will be discussing how CBD can improve your quality of life by decreasing the effects of anxiety, pain, depression and other life stressors. Participants will have the opportunity to enhance their relaxation in class with free Cannera CBD samples.

Following the discussion and sampling, Shelly Saunier will guide you through gentle yoga postures and mindful stretching to replenish the mind and body. There

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With it’s (almost) year-long beach weather, South Florida is one of the healthiest places in the nation. With that comes tons of great, healthy eating options. Here’s our guide to where to eat healthy in Palm Beach.

Jaya Nutrition Bar

Jaya Nutrition Bar is a healthy, vegetarian and natural healthy cafe in Juno Beach, FL. The café serves great organic cold-pressed juices, acai bowls, tea, coffee, breakfast & lunch, snacks, etc!

Modern Juice Company

The Modern Juice Company on Indiantown Road in Jupiter is a newer addition to South Florida that is quickly making its mark. The restaurant offers fruit bowls and very delicious, totally natural juice drinks that you can take for healthy eating on the go.

3 Natives

3 Natives is a healthy

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If you want to know how to cook healthy Indian food come out to the Nutrition Smart in Palm Beach Gardens and learn about Ayurveda, an ancient system of healing and its connection to Indian cooking. Nirali Patel, Ayurveda Educator, will be teaching about how to make your own spice blends to use on a variety of different dishes – including turmeric, cumin, coriander, and ginger. Using this spice blend, you will enjoy a sample of a spinach and cheese dish called Palak Paneer.

It's not just an old wive's tale, there are a growing number of traditional Indian ingredients that researchers now know are actually beneficial. One such ingredient is Turmeric which we now know has range of benefits related to reducing inflammation, and it may even play a role

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Nutrition Smart’s Holistic Happy Hour is a unique event for fitness enthusiast and health conscious people in South Florida. There will be light refreshments, games, raffle, and samplings of Nutrition Smart’s products and services. When you are trying to get or stay healthy, there are few things more important than knowledge and a sense of community. This event provides both, plus the option to buy the health products you need to get in the best shape of your life.

Click here for tickets.

When: Thu, April 18, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Where: Nutrition Smart - Palm Beach Gardens, 4155 Northlake Boulevard, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410.

Nutrition Smart

Nutrition Smart provides our community with the information, knowledge, and products necessary

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The first ever “Roots & Ruts Off Road 5K” will take place this Saturday, March 30th. This unique, off-road race meanders through the North Jupiter Flatwoods Natural Area where you will find beautiful native habitats, including mesic flatwoods, wet flatwoods, depression marsh, and dome swamp ecosystems.

This race supports the Els for Autism Foundation™. Your participation will help us continue to secure funding for the Sports, Medical and Research, and Adult Services Facilities at The Els Center of Excellence™.        

Where: The Els Center of Excellence - 18370 Limestone Creek Road, Jupiter, Florida 33455.

Details

Strollers and pets are not allowed in the race. The race will start promptly at 8:00 am and AccuChipUSA will provide net timing

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