3 Reasons Pure Barre Will Surprise You| Fitness Trends | Review, Photos

Amy at Pure Barre Jacksonvilld Beach Long, lean, graceful figures stretch and lengthen their elegant limbs, flowing through delicate movements to the soft rhythmic melodies of dance.  This is what I expected from the trendy Pure Barre methodology. What I experienced, was a much more fierce work out than I could have imagined. Let me explain what surprised me most…


Fitness Freebies | Fitness Trends News Feature

If you were watching News 4 Jax Thursday you may have seen me discussing my ongoing blog series "Fitness Trends on the First Coast". This has been an eye opening experience and I'm learning so much. There are many more great trends coming your way, but today we featured four who give their First Class Free! If you are looking…


3 Reasons You Will Get Addicted | Fitness Trends | Photos, Video, Review

The more I explore this fitness series, the more I'm convinced that Fitness should be fun! It should, and it can be, you just have to discover what makes you open up and feel alive. For my next stop in this series I decided to check out a trend that has been around for a while, but has recently blossomed…


5 Stripped Down Myths of Pole Fitness| Fitness Trends | Review, Photography, Video

Shannon Burbridge owner of Aura Pole Fitness My favorite part of writing for my audience is getting to try out new experiences. Things that maybe I wouldn't have had the courage to try before. This week's review is one of those new experiences. I had heard of Pole Dance fitness before but really wasn't sure what to expect. Word of…


Awaken Your Inner Warrior | Fitness Trend | Photos, Review

When I was nineteen I enrolled in martial arts to learn some self defense tactics. In the short year I trained in boxing, jiu-jitsu, and kickboxing I became more confident, stronger, and grew a healthy respect for my body and what it could accomplish. Yes, exactly like Charlie's Angels It's been years since that training, and I've often thought of…


3 Reasons I Can’t Stay Away from Zen Body Yoga Loft | Fitness Trends on the First Coast | Photos and Review

Here's the truth. I'm picky, seriously picky about my work outs. Here's my work out check list: - must be fun - must engage my mind - must provide an escape from my daily stress - must give me results - must fit into my schedule - must kick my a$$ - must not have weird people that bother me…


Momentum Fit |First Coast Fitness Trends| Personal Training

My awkward youth Late Bloomer I admit it. I was not exactly what you would call an athletic kid. I was more the book worm, people pleasing, awkward, over weight kid who fantasized about being in the spotlight one day. It wasn't until a personal health issue and subsequent growth spurt and weight loss that I began to come into…