Tag Archives: fitness

North Central Florida YMCA Members Get Pumped for New Equipment

By and on February 7th, 2014 | Last updated: February 11, 2014 at 7:24 am

The new upgrades in equipment at the North Central Florida YMCA are not only arousing excitement for members, but it is also a crucial part of many changes that the gym is undergoing.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Department Raises Physical Expectations

By on November 13th, 2013 | Last updated: November 14, 2013 at 2:42 pm

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is instituting a new training program to keep its deputies in shape. The program includes an obstacle course and combat training.

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Increase In Salvation Army Health, Fitness Programs

By on September 6th, 2013 | Last updated: September 6, 2013 at 1:54 pm

The Salvation Army’s Gainesville chapter maintains an organic garden, providing children with access to healthy food and teaching them to incorporate a balanced diet into their lives.

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UF experts give advice for heart disease prevention

By on February 1st, 2013 | Last updated: February 4, 2013 at 3:30 pm

The American Heart Association’s “Wear Red Day” brings awareness to heart disease in women. Gainesville locals discuss what precautions can be taken to prevent heart disease.

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Shands holds it own version of the Tour de France

By on July 20th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:37 am

With the Tour de France coming to a close the Shands Fitness and Wellness Center has its own cycling race for people to try. Floridas 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Clint Holzapfel reports.

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New website encourages techies to get fit

By on March 14th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:44 pm

Technology is often to blame for people sitting down. They sit while surfing the web. They sit while they’re playing video games. They sit if they work with computers. Now a local doctoral student is employing technology to urge people [...]

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