How a Run on the Beach Could Help Save the Planet

Fitness trends come and go just as easily as diets. High Intensity Training, Boutique Boxing, Cryotherapy and even immersive exercise incorporating Virtual Reality are being thrown at our feet.

Healthy lifestyles will keep dominating the headlines in 2018, and there are even opportunities to get in the game during your vacation at Bamboo Beach Club Resort this year. But why stop there at exercise when there is a way to get fit and help the environment at the same time?

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Beware the Red Tide

Those who frequent Florida beaches are probably familiar with the Red Tide phenomena. Red Tide refers to a naturally-occurring, higher-than-normal concentration of the microscopic algae Karenia brevis.

This organism produces a toxin that affects the central nervous system of fish so that they are paralyzed and cannot breathe. As a result, red tide blooms often result in dead fish washing up on Gulf beaches. When red tide algae reproduce in dense concentrations or “blooms,” they are visible as discolored patches of ocean water, often reddish in color.

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Mosquitos Are The Worst: How to Protect Against Bites

“A hurricane hasn’t hit Florida on Gov. Rick Scott’s watch, but he finds himself trying to guide the state through a more insidious and invisible public health threat. Call it Hurricane Zika.” This excerpt from a recent article in the Tampa Bay Times is part of one of the many resurging stories about the Zika virus.

So far the virus has only been identified in a small section of Miami according to an article in the Washington Post, with no sign that it’s spreading elsewhere, so there’s no reason to worry about your Bamboo Beach Club Resort vacation, but steering clear of mosquito bites is a smart move no matter what.

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“Catch Them All” in St. Pete and Clearwater

You’ve just joined the Pokémon Go craze and you’re catching and hatching like a champ, but you’re getting ready to take off on your Bamboo Beach Club Resort vacation.

No worries – your vacation could actually be really good for your game! Your friends at Visit St. Petersburg/Clearwater have some tips on where you can look for the little guys while fully enjoying some of Clearwater’s best attractions.

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