The sunshine state is ideal for outdoor fitness and living a healthy and vibrant lifestyle making Miami a haven to achieve the perfect wellness and fitness balance. Here, everybody wants to look good however wellness and fitness is not just about looking good and staying fit.  It is about the mind, body and soul. Miami, abundantly equipped with walking and biking trails, indoor and outdoor facilities, wellness activities are available to everyone regardless of physical or economic status.  Improve your health and take control of your body and start the South Beach Diet or take advantage of the many parks and recreational centers throughout.  Most parks have freestyle isometric stations for a free weight workout. Miami has the serenity and calmness of its beautiful beaches where you can strut with confidence down the boardwalk or take power runs along the beach and enjoy the beautiful sunsets and awesome sunrises.  Have a blast burning fat from Key Biscayne to Oleta Park Biking, walking, jogging, sailing, jet skiing and volley ball just to name a few of the fun in the sun things to do.  Find some balance and naturally rejuvenate with free yoga daily at 7 AM and 6 PM on South Beach at 3rd street or Saturdays 9:30 AM at the South space area of Kennedy Park in the Grove. Remember to bring a large towel, water and an open heart.  Try some of our many fantastically organic and naturally healthy restaurants throughout the city before Kicking off your Miami marathon training season.  Aim for 14 minutes per mile pace in the Gables where many marathoners meet at the wee hours of the morning.  The 26 mile ING marathon begins and ends at the American Airlines Arena in downtown Miami on January 27, 2013. Other spectacular marathons to consider are Run Miami’s Publix Escape September 23rd, Hyundai Hope on Wheels September 29th or the Turkey Trot on November 22nd. Halloween half marathons like the Miami Beach on October 27th or the Nike inside the Dolphin mall on the 28th are spooky fun too! So go ahead and find your Wellness and Fitness Balance right here in the heart of South Florida. Here’s to your health!