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If mountain biking is one of your hobbies, good news! In spite of its apparent “flatness,” Florida is actually a fun place to hop on your bike and ride. There are plenty of scenic, smooth paths in Palm Beach County and there are also some rugged, adrenaline-pumping trails. Check these out:

The Hill

Dyer Park has a climbing/descending trail that is over 50 feet in elevation and great for endurance training. It's a huge hill surrounded by native forest with a 2.4-mile path up and down it. The path is made from crushed shell rock and is about 2 feet wide. "The Hill" at Dyer Park is a favorite for local riders because of the high elevation and for testing fortitude.

The Dyer Perimeter

The perimeter trail at Dyer Park is 4.7 miles and used by

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The Palm Beaches offer year-round opportunities for golfing. But just because the courses are great, it doesn’t mean your game will be. Here's our guide for those of you in South Florida who want to improve your golf skills.

GOLFTEC

GOLFTEC in Palm Beach Gardens offers precise, high-tech solutions to your golfing problems. You can head to GOLFTEC to improve your game or to find the perfect, custom set of clubs.

Beaver Golf Lessons

Beaver Golf Lessons in West Palm Beach offers private, one-on-one instruction with Golf Pro Glen Beaver. It’s a great place to either learn to play golf, or to just brush up on your short game.

David Leadbetter Golf Academy

The David Leadbetter Golf Academy in Palm Beach Gardens offers a spectacular setting

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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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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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The Lake Trail is a 5.5-mile path running north to south along the barrier island of Palm Beach. The scenic town is known for its upscale estates, tall palm trees, blue ocean views and beautiful landscaping- which all make the Lake Trail an excellent route to endeavor. Along the way, bikers will pass 18 eye-catching sites including the West Palm Beach skyline, Society of the Four Arts, The Breakers and historic Kennedy bunker on Peanut Island. 

The towering age-old coconut palms on the island create a nice shady path (particularly in the morning) for riders to get a glimpse of exclusive high-end backyards of impressive estates. Sites like the Estee Lauder Mansion and Flagler Museum are an incredible display of Gilded Age architecture and history in

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It should come as no surprise if you live in South Florida, but the beach is good for you! Here are a few reasons you should back up the towels and sunscreen this weekend and head 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 dopamine.

Sunlight is Good for Your Bones

The exposure to sunlight, as long

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South Florida residents like to live a healthy lifestyle. Maybe it’s because of our year-round beach weather? Regardless, there are many ways to stay fit in the Palm Beaches outside of the gym. Here are a few of our favorites.

Jogging

If you are into running or jogging, or just want to get a scenic walk in to start the day, there’s no better place than The Palm Beaches. Watching the sun come up by the Juno Pier as your run takes you along Ocean Drive in Jupiter is truly breathtaking. On Saturday morning, this run has three water stops set up all the way to the Jupiter Inlet. Another great place to run is along Flagler Drive in West Palm Beach.

Meditating

Meditation is about enjoying the present moment, and when traveling it’s great to get

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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 live in Jupiter, there are several membership-based Marinas you might consider joining, one of them Jupiter Pointe. The marina is great for families because not only does it offer boat storage and rental, but also stand up paddle boarding for you and the kids.

Where: 18753 SE Federal Hwy, Tequesta, FL 33469

Tours

Here are some of the standup paddleboarding tours offered by the Jupiter Pointe Club and Marina

Island Tours

Island Tours are held every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday at 11 am. The island tours are 90 minutes and guided.

Full Moon Tours

These are 90-minute, guided tours that take place during clear nights underneath the stars. A drum circle, bon fire and a cash bar follow the moon tours.

Doggie Paddle

The

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The welcoming Abacoacommunity, located in Jupiter, Florida offers a variety specialty services, business and restaurants.  Downtown Abacoa has an old “Main Street” charm and characteristic design. This relaxed atmosphere gives this Jupiter destination a true community feel.  One of the prevalent industries which has nested within the Abacoa downtown is boutique, personal fitness studios.

Zeal Yoga

Zeal Yoga, 1209 Main Street, Suite 108, Jupiter is a yoga studio offering Vinyasa Yoga, Yin Yoga, Kids Yoga and Meditation classes as well as private instruction.  The instructors at Zeal Yoga aspire to keep things simple and keep the complications of the world outside.  Distraction free, one can connect with the breath and the yoga practice. Zeal yoga

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