New Balance Tampa

We invite you to come to our store and experience the professional fit that only we offer. A highly trained New Balance Fit Specialist will gladly help you find your perfect fit and get you what you need to Make Excellent Happen. www.stores.newbalance.com/tampa/

Sky Zone Trampoline Park

Sky Zone is the world’s first indoor trampoline park. We’re the inventors of “fun fitness” and the makers of trampolines as far as the eye can see. We give you one of the greatest workouts ever combined with awesome, healthy fun. We’ve been voted the number one “out of the box” workout and the “best party ever.” Experience WOW – the weightlessness of bouncing, flipping and landing in a pit filled with 10,000 foam cubes. www.skyzone.com/tampa/

GoodLiving Magazine

GoodLiving® magazine is a publication with a purpose to inform, inspire, encourage and celebrate healthy and happy living in the Tampa Bay area. That to us means living an involved, meaningful and intentional life with healthy bodies, healthy relationships, healthy homes, healthy spirits, healthy communities and a healthy world. www.goodlivingmagazine.com

Tampa Bay Times – February 27, 2013
A “Loser” Comes to Largo

Tampa Bay Times February 27, 2013 A “loser” comes to Largo Hannah Curlee, runnerup on season 11 of NBC’s reality show The Biggest Loser, leads a boxing exercise while visiting the Fit Kids program at Southwest Recreation Complex on Monday evening. Today at 9 a.m., Curlee will host a Healthy Walk with Hannah at the Largo Community Center, 440 Alt. Keene Road, and she will address the Central Pinellas Chamber of Commerce Luncheon at noon at Largo Medical Center 201 14th St. SW. Curlee, 34, lost 120 pounds in 22 weeks.

Tampa Bay Newspaper – Largo Leader
February 2013

Tampa Bay Newspaper – Largo Leader February 2013 A simple message – Coach teaches kids about fitness LARGO – On the day after the Super Bowl, Brandon McIntosh had his work cut out for him. The participants of the Fit Kids program, children and their parents alike, were slow to circle around their coach as they gathered on the Southwest Recreation Complex field Feb. 4. “Raise your hand if you had a soda last night,” McIntosh said, adding about chicken wings to the poll. “Raise your hand if you had over four pieces of pizza last night.” “I had three!” one child volunteered. McIntosh, a recreation program supervisor for the city of Largo, started the class with two minutes of running in place. But after only a few moments, he cut in. “Stop, stop, stop. Guys, what’s the deal today?” he asked, demanding better form from his sluggish and talkative class. “I want to see the knees up. Now you got three minutes. Ready? Go! Run!” McIntosh said started the Fit Kids program, which meets on Mondays and Thursdays nights at 5:30, because he saw the epidemic of childhood obesity firsthand. “I saw kids in the summer time with sweaters and hoodies on,” he explained. “I’d ask them, ‘Why are you wearing that? It’s hot outside.’” The children said they were covering up their weight. They didn’t want to be bullied. He realized that their weight was causing depression and low self-esteem. “I was seeing kids run around here not … Read More