St Pete Healthy News


By Garrett Simpson, Community Health Leader   This is a recipe that is all around just good for you. With the summer coming to an end, we should take a moment and appreciate the sweet and tangy combination. Watermelon is in season and is very nutritious. Watermelon contains an antioxidant called Lycopene. It is linked to decreasing risks in cancer, heart disease, and age-related eye diseases.  It is also the compound that gives our favorite fruits and veggies their red color! Chimichurri

Melissa and her team offer a FREE Cardio Sport class the THIRD Saturday of every month. This team based fitness / training experience is designed to replicate the excitement and energy of a sports game, mixed with a concert vibe. Learn more here.   Meet Your Cardio Sport Instructor Name: Melissa Gwinn   Hometown: Wareham, Massachusetts   Affiliation: Owner/Manager/Lead Trainer- Cardio Sport St. Pete   Years in the industry: 11   How did you get into Cardio Sport? I found Cardio Sport in 2011 at my hometown local gym. I grew bored of

By Coach Tii, Community Wellness Ambassador   Before I started coaching, I would got to the gym, do an hour of “fasted-cardio” and then maybe do some crunches and leave. It always felt good afterward, but I wasn’t consistent enough because I was bored out of my mind. I dreaded going, and often would leave mid-cardio sessions and tell myself it was enough. I had no formal coaching or training and was in the early stages of my exercise science degree, so