Shapes Fitness Blog

Welcome to Shapes Fitness Sarasota! Our blog offers tips, tricks, and advice to support all your women’s fitness needs. As a women-only gym, we provide a positive and fun environment for women to achieve their fitness goals. Stay up-to-date with the latest fitness trends and get the support you need to succeed. Join our community of strong and empowered women today and let us help you reach your fitness goals.

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Can Working Out Help My Knees?

Can Working Out Help My Knees?

Are your knees sore? Does one knee hurt, or do they both hurt?  Are your knee problems  from an injury? Or from a fall? We bounce back quicker when we’re in shape. Is the pain from arthritis? Movement is medicine. Have you been quad dominant for many years? That can...

Shredding For Summer (Or Anytime!)

Shredding For Summer (Or Anytime!)

Introduction Is your goal to look leaner and more toned? Where to start? Focus on strength training workouts. Stop focusing on cardio! Now I didn't say not to do cardio. Cardio and strength are both important for overall health and fitness. Benefits of Strength...

Improve Your Posture for a Healthier You

Improve Your Posture for a Healthier You

The Importance of Proper Posture and Alignment Today let’s talk about posture and the alignment of your head, neck, shoulders, and upper back. Remember they are team players; if one member is out of line the whole team suffers. Quiz Your Posture Quiz 1: Begin seated....

How Does Exercise Reduce Stress?

How Does Exercise Reduce Stress?

The Harmful Effects of Stress on Our Bodies and Minds My neck, my back, it’s an anxiety attack…Stress is harmful to the body both mentally and physically. We all know that exercise is important for our body, and now studies have shown exercise is also important for...