Developed as a physical training aid by the Russian Army, kettlebells started finding their way into the US during the 1960s. While traditional weight training is aimed at working and strengthening individual muscles, the swinging movements of kettlebell exercises work several groups of muscles at the same time. Advocates claim kettlebell programs are perfect for improving athletic performance.
A one tank of gas away from Tampa Bay is Sanibel Island, which bills itself as one of the best shelling locations in the world. Here’s our guide to the best of Sanibel Island, where to stay, play and relax.
A properly equipped camper can allow you to enjoy fresh air and a chance to disconnect from the rat race in just the right amount of shelter and comfort.
College football bowl season seems to start a little earlier and run a little longer each year. College bowl games are a chance for fans and players to enjoy one last hurrah for a successful season. It also gives coaches a chance to lay the foundation for the next season with 10 to 15 extra practices. One of the newer bowls on the scene is the Beef ‘O’Brady’s Bowl, played in St. Petersburg’s Tropicana Field.
There’s nothing that beats the pleasures of Florida living like enjoying a boat parade in sports shirts, shorts and flip-flops while the rest of the nation is just digging in for a long, cold winter. Two of the biggest and best boat parades in the Tampa Bay area are set for December 8 and are only a few miles apart with one in St. Petersburg and another at the beach community of Treasure Island.
There are some ways to help make your holiday trip a bit less of a pain and maybe even save a little money along the way.
While Tampa’s most famous ghosts are mostly confined to buildings, these various cemeteries hold enough graves of famous, infamous and simply notorious residents to provide an interesting tour.
One of the relative newcomers on the fitness scene is a regimen known as CrossFit. Check out some of the best CrossFit studios in the Tampa Bay area.
Enjoy the fun that Sanibel Island has to offer with a weekend trip.
Tampa Bay residents may think of Lakeland as little more than a rest stop on the way to Orlando’s massive attractions. However, there is so much more to this city. Pay it a visit and explore this Florida gem.
Check out the best beaches in America.
Antarctica is the most inhospitable place on Earth. Certain creatures survive there, though global warming can threaten their natural habitats.
Antarctica, the coldest place on Earth, is feeling the effects of global warming. See the view from the bottom of the Earth.
National Parks preserve some of America’s most interesting and unique environments. Take a trip to these national treasures.
Take an enchanting trip for Valentine’s Day. Tour the world’s most romantic cities, in photos.