Category Archives: Fitness Tips

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The Confident Girl’s Key To Healthy Fast Food

It’s 2AM on a Saturday which means it’s closing time.  Wired, you and your crew are desperate to continue the night. Suddenly, someone says, “I’m starving” and just like that your stomach rumbles- just like clockwork.   Next thing you know, everyone is starving and it’s time for the late night eating festival to begin. Let’s […]

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Sink, Swim or Be Lunch!

Here are our top 5 reasons that you should go for a swim today: 1. That’s right!  It’s that time again.  Sharknado 3 premiers tomorrow night.  How you gonna get away if you can’t swim? 2. It’s Swim Week!  This is the ultimate hotter than hot, Miami in the blazing sun, swimwear fashion week.  Lots of cute styles. […]

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JUMP ON IT by Ximena Iglesias & Hallie Salko, SFTL contributing writers

Two friends.  A steamy summer afternoon.  Both want to workout.  Neither wants to set foot in a gym or a class and outside is clearly out of the question!  One loves tumbling, and the other loves high intensity.  So, what to do?  Bounce!! If you weren’t convinced, listen to our resident expert Z: Trampolines?  Since […]

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Stand Up Girl

We’re so excited to introduce you to our new weekly feature, “Ximena’s Fit to Lead”.  Our intern Ximena (pronounced C-mena) is a college student living in South Florida.  You can also call her Z.  (We do!).  She is a sophomore at Florida Gulf Coast University, hoping to be accepted into the Social Work program.  She […]

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Get Strong Get Confident

Have you ever thought about the connection between how strong your body is and the strength of your mind?  At SFTL, we think about it a lot.  Here are two different points of view on the benefits that fitness can have on your entire life: Ximena’s Story It all started in math class when my […]

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The Sweaty Truth About Hot Yoga

The other day, I decided to try hot yoga. Why? Two very important reasons: Yoga clothes are really cute, and I couldn’t justify another Spiritual Gangster purchase without doing something Spiritual or Gangstery. I don’t know how many former financial services executive mom gangsters you know, but it seemed spiritual was the better way to […]