Workout: To do at home, in the gym or on the go

Sports By Paula Liu, Yoga Instructor, Miami Lakes Athletic Club Thursday, June 16, 2022

    Seated Forward Bend - aka Paschimottanasana       Paschimottanasana is a foundational pose for every yoga practitioner.        When you fold the top half of your body over the seated lower half, the pose helps stretch the whole back of your body and increase your flexibility.        The pose looks easy enough, but it can be a struggle for many practitioners....

Boundless Playground to be promoted in town video

Sports By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, June 15, 2022

    The Matthew Palacios Boundless Playground at Optimist Park will be the subject of a new video and social media campaign later this summer.       While the playground has been open since 2009, it recently received a new surface to ensure kids of all ages and abilities can enjoy it.       The park will be promoted on town social media sites this summer and in a video that will showcase...

Apartments, shops planned for Miami Lakes Golf Course

Sports By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, June 1, 2022

     The Graham Companies has a $110 million development planned for the town landmark that is the Miami Lakes Golf Course.     “What this project will enable us to do is really create a gateway to Miami Lakes,” Luis Martinez, senior executive vice president of The Graham Companies, said about the intersection of Miami Lakes Drive on the northeast corner near the Palmetto Expressway.  “The...

Mater Lakes sends 12 wrestlers to state meet

Sports By Linda Trischitta, Editor Friday, May 20, 2022

    Ethan Vergara and Azakin Sejour won Florida High School Athletic Association state wrestling championships in Kissimmee to lead a strong showing by the boys and girls teams from Mater Lakes Academy back in March. Ethan won his second state title in the Class 1A 285-pound division.  Azakin won the state crown in the Class 1A 145-pound division.       In the girls competition, Sofia Ferran reached the...

Workout: To do at home, in the gym or on the go

Sports By Ricky Ali, Personal Trainer, Miami Lakes Athletic Club Friday, May 20, 2022

    Let’s learn the back lunge with bicep curl.     This calisthenic will give you multiple benefits in one movement and will help firm your buttocks while you strengthen your biceps with weights. 1.  Grasp a pair of dumbbells in either hand, shown in the top photo at right. 2.  Step back and descend into a lunge. With a weight in each hand, complete a bicep curl. Maintain a straight back while...
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