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Palm Beach County does a fantastic job of preserving its natural areas. For those who love the outdoors, here’s a guide to a few of the best places to go hiking in the Palm Beaches

Eagle Trail

Forming a loop around Gator Lake in Grassy Waters Preserve, the Eagle Trail tunnels through a tropical hammock to provide overlooks across the wet prairies of the Loxahatchee Slough and across the Lake. This short loop provides access to a pier for anglers and several excellent locations for birding. The Eagle Trail starts at a pier and picnic tables on the north side of Gator Lake, entering a narrow passage through a tropical hardwood hammock with myrsine, wild coffee, and cocoplum. The trail ascends a boardwalk through sawgrass on the edge of the

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When it comes to exercising in northern Palm Beach County, you can choose from going to the gym to surfing, martial arts, paddle boarding, or jogging on the beach. Joggers, in particular, love the Palm Beaches’ idyllic year-round weather, as it’s perfect for outdoor exercising. Living in the Town of Jupiter allows for ocean-view runs and much more.

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.  It’s as if Old Florida comes to life before your eyes.  You’ll find yourself running alongside the Loxahatchee River and by the historic Loxahatchee Battlefield.  When you need to catch your breath for a moment, take a moment to view the

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With the beautiful weather here to stay, now is the perfect time to bring your workouts outdoors. Here are 6 great outdoor workout spots in and around Jupiter.

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, which we mention next!

Stand-Up Paddleboard Yoga at Blueline Surf & Paddle

If you’re looking to

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The West Courtyard of The Royal Poinciana Plaza transforms into an outdoor fitness series every Saturday morning.

Every Saturday morning the class is different and rotates between the community fitness partners, Squeeze Pilates Palm Beach, Belles Total Body and Liv Fitness. The next complimentary outdoor Wellness Series class is this Saturday, January 11th.

The Vinyasa Flow Yoga class will be led and taught by Squeeze Pilates Palm Beach in the West Courtyard of the outdoor shopping and lifestyle center. The class begins at 9:30 am and you are asked to bring your own fitness mat. Every week the classes rotate.

Before and after the outdoor fitness session, several shops and restaurants in the plaza have special deals for those who participate in the

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The Palm Beach Roadrunners is hosting its first run of the year this Saturday starting in Carlin Park. This is a great event for experienced runners and new year’s resolutioner alike. If you’re experienced there is a 10K option or, for everyone else, there is a 5K option.

Start the 2020 right by racing into the new year!

Click here for more information.

When: Saturday January 11, 2020

Time: 7:15AM

5k begins at 7:40 am

10k begins at 7:30 am

Kid’s 1 miler begins at 7:10 am

Where: Carlin Park - 400 Florida A1A, Jupiter, FL US 33477

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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 that 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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Okeeheelee Park is a premier place to ski and wakeboard in the Palm Beaches. Located just west of West Palm Beach Okeeheelee Park is a beautiful place to spend the day with your friends or family.

About Okeeheelee

The original site for the park was purchased in 1973, and at the time only about 10% (90 acres) of the area was in its natural state. It encompasses two lakes; with access for boating, fishing, water skiing, and radio-controlled boating, the park also has tennis courts, a playground, and a dog park called “Pooch Pines.”

At the north end of the park, situated on the original 90 acres of original natural habitat, is the Okeeheelee Nature Center consists of more than 2 miles of trails, which travel through the Pine Flatwoods habitat.

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This January, Palm Beach Gardens is hosting their first Annual Gardens 5K Trailblazer walk and run. All are welcomed to join in on the family friendly designated 5K.

The 5K will be taking place on Saturday, January 11th at the new Gardens North County District Park on 117th Court North in Palm Beach Gardens. Those who participate in the 5k or 3.1 mile walk or run will be on paved surface as well as a two mile unpaved surface through the scenic nature trail. The 5K consists of both male and female age groups ranging from ages 5 and up.

After the 5K, all are invited to join in on a Public Safety Day from 10 am to 1 pm. The Public Safety Day will include live demonstrations and activities hosted by the City of Palm Beach Gardens Fire and Police Departments.

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Palm Beach County has some of the best biking trails in all of South Florida. Here are a few of our favorite spots.

The Hill

The Hill in West Palm Beach is one of the few actual hills in South Florida where you can bike some steep inclines to test your endurance. The bike path is made out of crushed shell rock and is approximately 2.4 miles long and about 2 feet wide. Even though you will ride through native forests, most of the trail is exposed to the sun, so wear appropriate clothing and apply sunblock.

  • When: Everyday, sunrise to sunset.
  • Where: 7301 Haverhill Road West Palm Beach, Florida 33412
  • Cost: Free

Riverbend Park

Riverbend Park covers over 600 acres of natural, untouched South Florida land. The park has a couple of

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There are many health trends which go in and out of style and leave people wondering what is actually good for them and what isn’t. The negative effects of sugar, though, is not a passing trend. There is clear-cut, established evidence showing, in short, that sugar is bad for you.

The problem, though, is that once your body becomes used to consuming a lot of sugar it is a hard habit to break. That is where Certified Life and Health Coach, Martha Walters comes in.

This Saturday Martha is hosting a talk at Nutrition Smart in Palm Beach Gardens where she will help you understand the three main challenges with kicking the sugar habit and teach you about the polarity of food and how it affects your cravings. She will also share with you six solutions

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