Health

How to: Score a goal with SoccerShape

Courtesy of Julian Carvajal/Flickr Creative Commons TRY THIS: Professional athletes and soccer stars developed SoccerShape, a team workout plan that combines training with fun soccer plans.  Soccer is one of the most physically demanding sports to play, which means the people who have played it at a professional level know a thing or two about […]

/ July 2, 2019


Where to exercise for free in Miami

How about some stairs for breakfast? (📸: Clique Images) From yoga, to Zumba, to running clubs across the city, there is no shortage of opportunities to get fit. So if you’re ready to get active and sweat it out, join one of the free class below:     Miami Critical Mass On the last Friday of every […]

/ June 27, 2019


4 ways events to celebrate International Yoga Day

Celebrate International Yoga Day (📸: Anupam Mahapatra) Not only is Friday the first official day of summer, but it’s also International Yoga Day. It’s the perfect opportunity to recharge and realign on the longest day of the year.   Here are a few ideas of how to stretch out and celebrate – just make sure […]

/ June 19, 2019


Try this: Join a run with Doral Run Club

Meet your new running buddies. (📸: Baptist Health Run Clubs) GO TO THIS: The new Downtown Doral Run Club, launched June 3, is free and open to anyone who wants to run. Director of Life Time Marathon Race Frankie Ruiz launched the new running club, making it his eighth club to date. “It’s been a […]

/ June 11, 2019


Issue spotlight: Measles in Miami

Getting vaccinated (📸: Public domain) THE ISSUE: Last month, a Johns Hopkins study identified Miami-Dade County as the third county in the U.S. most likely to experience a measles outbreak in 2019. Cook County, Illinois, (home to Chicago) tops the list, followed by Los Angeles County. Data including non-medical exemption rates, anonymous full-route passenger travel […]

/ June 4, 2019


Expand your fitness routine at Summer Fit Fest

Paola Gonzalez, of Kardioyoga, will lead a group yoga session. (📸: @alldayinfocus) CHECK OUT THIS EVENT: If you’re ready to mix up or add to your fitness routine with a new workout (hi, acro yoga!), then you’ll want to check out the upcoming family-friendly Summer Fit Fest on Sunday, June 9. At the free one-day […]

/ May 29, 2019


Try this: Acroyoga at Summer Fit Fest

In the flyer roll, Anny is practicing acroyoga on top of Nestor.’ (📸: Anny Noratto) TRY THIS: Acroyoga is a mix between acrobatics, yoga, and Thai massage. If you’re new to the practice, there are three basic roles – a base, a flyer, and a spotter. The base is the person on the bottom, typically […]

/ May 21, 2019


It all started with a rotting papaya: A look inside Miami’s Center for Subtropical Affairs

The Center for Subtropical Affairs is an urban garden that looks to educate the Miami community on urban agriculture, science, mycology, and much more.

/ May 21, 2019


How to: Get mental health care ‘on demand’

Who is your go-to person to reach out to? (📸: Jeremy Perkins) TRY THIS: In 2016, Baptist Health launched its Care on Demand app, allowing for patients to see a physician anytime and from anywhere, including for counseling services. Anxiety, depression, substance abuse, and grief are some of the topics licensed behavioral health professionals can […]

/ May 15, 2019


Ideas to celebrate Mother’s Day in Miami

How about a bike ride with mom in Shark Valley? (📸: russimages) Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 12. Here are a few ideas to celebrate the mother and mother figures in your life: CELEBRATE OUTDOORS Grab a bike and take mom on a bike ride on one of South Florida’s paved trails. You could […]

/ May 7, 2019