The only one of its kind in Southwest Florida, this 14-acre, $1.5 million adventure course opened in January. Located several miles east of Lakewood Ranch, it offers ZIP lines, cable crawls, net walkways and swinging bridges to guests of all skill levels aged seven years and up. Guest Contributor Lynn Hobeck Bates gives a first-hand account of her TreeUmph! experience.Read more ›
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Never before had I experienced the lush grounds at the University Park Country Club or what “senior tennis” was all about. Truly, I didn’t even know there was such a thing as senior tennis, or that it would be a such a prestigious yet laid-back sport.Read more ›
We spent last Sunday following hundreds of athletes through the Club Med Academies Triathlon Series #4 in Port Saint Lucie at the Sandpiper Bay sports resort. We were out of breath and even felt the adrenaline rush as everyone pulsed with each athlete’s stride. We’re totally looking forward to the 2013 race series. – For more photos, visit and “Like” Instudio E on Facebook.Read more ›
One afternoon I got a call from Men’s Health Magazine wanting to interview me about living in Sarasota. It seems Men’s Health had gotten word that Sarasota was a pretty active community, and for some reason they thought I was the right guy to talk about it. Of course I was thrilled because 1) I’m an attention whore, and 2) Men’s Health obviously thought I had a six-pack (I don’t) because I work out all the time (I don’t) and I was the fittest man in Sarasota (I’m not). After the [...]Read more ›
Introducing Matt’s List, an Owner’s Guide to Sarasota. In this installment, TWIS Founder Matt Orr gives five tips on five Sarasota-based portals to gorgeous. 1) Belly Burning — When you live in a city where the beach body season lasts all year, you need to know where to find the flab busters. My advice? Let Matt Freeland hand your ass to you three days a week. Training with Matt gets you three one-on-one sessions a week, three exercises you are required to do on your own (he calls you to make sure you did them), [...]Read more ›