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2017 Fitness trends

2017 Fitness trends

The fitness world saw massive growth in 2017 with some trends exploding on the scene while others just grew in popularity. Which did you participate in? Which do you think have staying power for 2018? Fit tech Technology that tracks your fitness was already popular, but it exploded in 2017. The ability to track your […]

Why pregnancy is a superpower, not a handicap

Why pregnancy is a superpower, not a handicap

All of your senses are heightened during pregnancy. You know who else has heightened senses? Spiderman! Does that mean being pregnant is like being a superhero? “It’s the most fantastic way to think of it,” said Dr. Erika Schneider, OB/GYN physician at Baptist Health Group in Pensacola. “It’s essentially a living foreign body inside of […]

CrossFit Navarre to cross the street

CrossFit Navarre to cross the street

If you’ve been following CrossFit Navarre’s journey around town you’ll be interested to notice the “box” is moving. But, if you’ve gotten used to seeing that banner off of Highway 87, you won’t miss it. In fact, the big pile of dirt across the street is the future home of their brand new building. The […]

Local family launches CrossFit gym

Local family launches CrossFit gym

Three years ago Pete Sharrett found himself chasing children while coaching friends and family through CrossFit workouts in his garage. He led coworkers in similar workouts at the Ocean City Wright Fire Department, where he works. Then he and his family started having workout parties that combined CrossFit and BBQ. “We are a family of athletes,” Sharrett, one of four co-owners of a new CrossFit gym […]

New fitness trends keep Navarre moving

New fitness trends keep Navarre moving

Navarre’s beaches, long summer season, numerous outdoor activities and military population contribute to the community’s overall fitness. “We are an active community. We live in a great place to do that. The beach is helpful with that, people like to be outside,” said Kristen Shuping, who teaches classes and is a personal trainer at the […]