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Here in Palm Beach County golf and other physical activities are considered excellent forms of stress relief.  Palm Beach County has a surplus of private, as well as public golf courses available locals to get their respective game on. Golfers who shine in practice often crumble in tournaments because they manage stress poorly. Stress is an inevitable part of life. 

Golf is like no other than in Jupiter, Florida. The area is home to just 60,000 people, but without going more than 10 miles up and down the coast you can get to the home of the world’s top golfers Dustin Johnson, Justin Thomas, Brooks Koepka, Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus and many others reside here. Officially, 35 PGA Tour pros live there, but between rentals and second, third, or fourth

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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 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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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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Many people think that surfing is a young person’s game, only for the athletic and the youthful. This, however, couldn’t be further from the truth. An old dog can learn new tricks! Here’s our guide to getting into surfing late in life.

Why Surf?

There are many great health benefits – both physically and mentally, that can be gained by learning how to surf.

Cardio

Whether you are paddling, duck diving (diving under breaking waves with your surfboard) or standing up riding on a wave, surfing is an activity that requires you to be constantly moving around. This also causes your heart rate to increase as it tries to supply enough oxygen and blood to working muscles in different parts of your body.

Flexibility

Surfing requires you to

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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

Location: 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

Location: 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

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Thanksgiving is over and now, for at least a few weeks, it’s back to business as usual. The only difference between this Monday and last Monday? Several pounds, mostly around the waist. If you live in the Palm Beaches and are looking to shed some of that Thanksgiving weight, here are a few fun ways you can exercise and make room for Christmas!

Lake Trail Biking

Lake Trail is a paved biking trail in Palm Beach that is over 9 miles long, it’s also one of the most scenic places to exercise in all of South Florida. Totally traffic-free, Lake Trail hugs the shore of Lake Worth, with views of statuesque royal palms lining the waterway as sailboats and yachts glide by.

Jogging in Jupiter

With miles of beaches and a variety of natural parks,

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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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