fitness

gym equipment all over the place, with a bin filled with towels and a spray bottle to disinfect
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Although Gov. Ron DeSantis has allowed gyms and fitness centers throughout Florida to reopen, some in Jacksonville are struggling to stay afloat.

Heather Hausenblas (left) and Timothy Burrows (right) from the Mayor's Council on Fitness and Wellbeing speaking at Humana's third annual Clinical Town Hall.
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The Mayor’s Council on Fitness and Wellbeing is partnering with organizations that promote exercise to try and improve the mental and physical health of Jacksonville residents.

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Jacksonville could soon have more bells ringing on city streets as bike sharing gains popularity.

If you're sitting at a desk reading this article, take a minute and stand up. That's the latest advice from New York Times Phys Ed columnist Gretchen Reynolds. In her new book, The First 20 Minutes, Reynolds details some of the surprisingly simple ways you can combat the effects of a sedentary lifestyle.

Warren Miller

Melinda Henry started a gym in Jacksonville's Brentwood neighborhood.