Kristen Shuping

Firefighters riding with angel Mason

Firefighters riding with angel Mason

Navarre Beach firefighters were riding with an angel last week. The firefighters were escorted in spirit by Mason Sturms, a 4-year-old from Jacksonville. Mason died suddenly from meningitis Sept. 6, but since then he has made a huge impact, said father Ralph Sturms. Read the full article in the Sept. 27 issue of Navarre Press. […]

Fighting like a girl pays off

Fighting like a girl pays off

Participants at this year’s Fight Like a Girl Fireman challenge had some serious reasons for fighting. Danielle Johnson, for example, was fighting for her 88-year-old grandmother who survived a mastectomy. Without such serious motivation, Johnson might not have made it through a grueling course that required dragging a fire hose, spraying a cone, pounding a […]

Trainer faves: Magic moves

Trainer faves: Magic moves

Every personal trainer has “magic” moves. These moves are their signature moves that you’ll find their clients doing over and over again. They don’t just use these moves because they work, they use them because they are their favorites! From a trainer’s perspective, these moves work magic for their clients in that they are efficient, […]

Trainer faves: Beginner moves

Trainer faves: Beginner moves

Everyone starts somewhere. It doesn’t matter how fit or strong someone is, they all started somewhere. For those who are just beginning to work out, it can take a while to develop good form along with good conditioning. With that in mind, Navarre’s trainers have brought you their favorite moves for beginners. When at the […]

Sun’s out, guns out

Sun’s out, guns out

The sun is officially shining down on us. And if the sun is out, the guns are out! When we talk about guns—also known as our arms — we are primarily looking at those biceps. The biceps are made up of a short head and long head, thus the prefix “bi.” When you see someone […]

Firefighter Challenge benefits children with autism

Firefighter Challenge benefits children with autism

Navarre Beach Fire Station was abuzz Sunday as Uplift Fitness ladies took on the Firefighter Challenge. The event was a joint effort by the Navarre Beach Fire Station, Uplift Fitness and Emerald Coast Exceptional Families (ECEF). Read the full article in the April 13 issue of Navarre Press. Subscribe online at navarrepress.com for as little […]

Love your legs: Best moves to work your legs

Love your legs: Best moves to work your legs

Ahh, the legs. They are about to be on display as the weather continues to heat up. The biggest muscle group in the leg are the quadriceps, and they are actually composed of–you guessed it– four different muscles. Read the full article in the March 23 issue of Navarre Press. Subscribe online at navarrepress.com for […]

Trainer Faves: Couple moves

Trainer Faves: Couple moves

It’s almost Valentine’s Day and with that Navarre’s personal trainers have weighed in on their favorite moves to give you a great workout to do with your significant other. Partner workouts are a great alternative to your typical workout. Read the full article in the Feb. 2 issue of Navarre Press. Subscribe online at navarrepress.com […]

Garage gym businesses trending in Navarre

Garage gym businesses trending in Navarre

Garage gyms are a new trend in fitness and they’re booming in Navarre. “It’s an alternative to a busy gym. So it’s a great option for those that are looking for something a little more intimate,” Kristen Shuping, owner of Uplift Fitness said. Shuping graduated from Navarre High School before earning a Bachelor of Science […]