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Sports

Women’s tarpon seminar set for Monday

An introduction to tarpon fishing for women seminar, geared toward Sarasota/Manatee area waters, has been scheduled for Monday, Feb. 27, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at CB's Saltwater Outfitters on Stickney Point Road in Sarasota.

Outdoors

The lazy girl's guide to slimming down without hitting the gym

It's hard to find the time to work out. And there's something about sitting at a desk day in and day out that makes me feel even less motivated. Sure, I walk to and from the subway and climb my friends' fifth-floor walk-ups, but after nine desk-bound hours (and more snacks than I'd care to admit), it feels impossible to make it to the gym. In fact, a report published in the Annals of Internal Medicine says the benefits of exercise can be stunted if you spent the rest of your day sitting still.

Outdoors

Wina Sturgeon: Be mindful of the muscles you're training

There are 640 different muscles in the human body. It's best to think of the human body - your body - as having two kinds of muscle. One kind is bump muscle, such as the biceps of the upper arm or the quadriceps of the thigh. The other is sheet muscle, large and thin, found in the core.

Hockey

Wild ponder options as NHL trade deadline nears

With the Wild having 23 games in the season's final 41 days once their "bye" ends Monday - and with a 16-game month of March around the corner - general manager Chuck Fletcher echoed precisely what Chicago Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman said before Tuesday's Wild-Blackhawks game.

Outdoors

Under Armour HealthBox includes major items you need to help get in shape

Are you serious about getting in shape? The Under Armour HealthBox gives you all the technology you need in one package to begin training smarter and tracking your results. The HealthBox comes with a UA Band, which measures sleep, resting heart rate and steps, among other things. It's paired with a heart-rate monitor, which will help you in adhering to planned workouts and measuring the intensity of your exercise. You'll also receive a digital scale to track your weight and body fat percentage. All three items are tied to a MyFitnessPal app, which is used through your smartphone.

Videos

Clint Hurdle says Pirates crushed Plan B with rainy weather

The Pittsburgh Pirates went indoors with rainy weather dampening Wednesday's spring workout at Bradenton's Pirate City.
Jason Dill Bradenton Herald
Clint Hurdle says Pirates crushed Plan B with rainy weather 0:56

Clint Hurdle says Pirates crushed Plan B with rainy weather

Former Pirate Mike LaValliere looks forward to his spring instructor role 0:22

Former Pirate Mike LaValliere looks forward to his spring instructor role

Mississippi middle schooler hits moving car with home run during batting practice 0:14

Mississippi middle schooler hits moving car with home run during batting practice

Bradenton Christian discusses the Carrollwood Day press that ended its girls basketball season 1:19

Bradenton Christian discusses the Carrollwood Day press that ended its girls basketball season