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Cross Fit training this Saturday!

Cross Fit training this Saturday!

Sebring, FL-- Still trying to find a way to keep up with your 'get fit' new year's resolution? If so, you may want to give Cross Fit a shot this weekend!

CrossFit is defined as that which optimizes fitness (constantly varied functional movements performed at relatively high intensity). CrossFit is also the community that spontaneously arises when people do these workouts together.

Getting a facial from the inside-out: Omega-3s

Getting a facial from the inside-out: Omega-3s

Last time we checked, that red-faced glow was only acceptable if you are:

1) about seven years old and playing in the snow, or

2) very embarrassed and you cannot help it.

But what if you bear the marks of red, inflamed, sensitive skin all the time? And what if the food you eat is to blame? Our answer: You need Omega-3 fatty acids STAT.

Carrollwood Bakery offers diet tips

Carrollwood Bakery offers diet tips

Carrollwood, Florida - With countless resolutions to lose weight in the New Year, people all across Tampa Bay will be looking for ways to eat healthier. But sometimes that sweet tooth can get the best of you!

That's why Nicola's Donuts, with locations on West Busch Boulevard and North Dale Mabry Highway, has come up with ways to indulge in a healthier way.

Council on Aging scheduled to meet

Council on Aging scheduled to meet

Tampa, Florida --If you are concerned about issues affecting the elderly, then you might be interested in the next meeting of the Hillsborough County Council on Aging.

The Council has a meeting scheduled from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 8 on the 22nd Floor of County Center in Conference Room 2202 E. The County Center is located at 601 E. Kennedy Blvd in downtown Tampa.

For more information, contact Mary Ellen Guszkiewicz, Aging Services, at 813-307-3665.

Heartland Health and Wellness Expo

Heartland Health and Wellness Expo

Sebring, FL-- The Inaugural Heartland Health & Wellness Expo will take place in Downtown Sebring next Friday and Saturday, January 11-12 at the Highlands County Fair & Convention Center. 

The event kicks off at 8 a.m. and will last through 4 p.m. on Friday. On Saturday it will take place from 8 a.m. to noon.

Head to Highlands Co. Fair and Convention Center Firemen's Field, Sebring Pkway at Kenilworth Blvd. 

Hillsborough Co. 'Mosquito-Borne Illness' Advisory lifted

Hillsborough Co. 'Mosquito-Borne Illness' Advisory lifted

HIllsborough Co., FL-- The county Health Depatment issued an advisory back in August for residents to take precautions around mosquitos to prevent mosquito-borne illnesses. Today, the Health Department announced they have lifter the advisory. 

According to the department's surveillance data,  the risk of human infection has decreased, but they are still encouraging residents to take caution.

To protect yourself from mosquitoes, you should remember "Drain and Cover":

DRAIN:

Tampa General offers newborn care class

Tampa General offers newborn care class

Tampa, FL-- If only newborns came with specific care instructions... Tampa General Hospital wants to make the tough job of becoming a new parent a little easier by offering newborn care classes.

They have provided the following information about the classes: