Welcome August!

Now that we are in the hottest season of the year, it’s more important than ever to stay hydrated! We all know it is important, and we all know we should be doing it. But do we know why? Well, for starters, water makes up 60% of your total body weight, and a startling 90% of brain weight. Adequate hydration …

July is UV Safety Awareness Month!

Complimentary Skin Cancer Screenings August 17th July is UV Safety Awareness Month, but it is also important to remember skin protection throughout the whole year. According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), ultra-violet (UV) radiation exposure is the root cause of most skin cancers. There are steps that individuals can take between dermatology checkups, too. Recent research conducted at NYU …

Summer Diet Tips: 5 NUTRITION MISTAKES TO AVOID DURING SUMMER

If you’re falling sick more often during summers, here’s a helpful list of nutrition mistakes that you may be making: 1. Drinking chilled water after a day out in the Sun. We’ve all been reprimanded by elders and parents for reaching out for that chilled bottle of water, straight after reaching home from a day out in the Sun. These …

MAY is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month!

South Beach Fitness is supporting the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition in honor of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. During the month of May, we challenge all adults to get active every day! Did you know that regular physical activity increases your chances of living a longer, healthier life? It also reduces your risk for high blood pressure, …

APRIL is National Stress Month!

According a Special Health Report from Harvard Medical School, stress doesn’t have to ruin your life or your health. Constant stress — whether from a traffic-choked daily commute, unhappy marriage, or heavy workload — can have real physical effects on the body. It has been linked to a wide range of health issues, including mood, sleep, and appetite problems — …

March is National Health Month!

You vs March: Running low on fitness motivation? Don’t give up yet. It hurts. You’re tired. It’s too early. You’re sore. The gym always plays obnoxious music. You hate getting sweaty. You feel ridiculous dressed like this. You look silly to all of these skinny, fit people. You never liked working out anyway. Is this even making a difference?! Go …

Florida Marathon!

The Marathon is right around the corner on February 10, 2019! We are pleased to announce once again that South Beach members can receive a special discount at this coveted event! Named one of the best marathon venues by several participants, this is THE marathon of the year for our area for sure! Members Save $5 off the Florida Today …

Heart Health

Since we are coming up on February, and February is Heart Health Month, I decided I would talk about the benefits of exercise on the heart. February 1, 2019 is National Wear Red Day to raise awareness in the fight against heart disease. Exercise for a Healthy Heart A sedentary (inactive) lifestyle is one of the top risk factors for …

The Wellness Corner: January 2019

Immune System Threats are Everywhere … Fight Back to Feel Your Best! Every day we are bombarded with potential threats to our health and wellbeing. They range from endless new airborne virus strains to pesticides and bacteria contaminating our food and hazardous chemicals in our water. In addition we are faced with aging, poor diets and constant stress. A poorly …