Advertisement
  1. Hillsborough

Farrell's eXtreme Bodyshaping opens its first Florida location in Oldsmar

Fitness classes at Farrell's eXtreme Bodyshaping include cardio kickboxing and strength training. [Courtesy of Farrell's eXtreme Bodyshaping]
Published Aug. 21

OLDSMAR — For most people, the happiest place on earth isn't usually associated with the gym, but for Julie Ruden, that's exactly how she describes Farrell's eXtreme Bodyshaping.

Several years ago, Julie and her husband Nicholas changed their lives when they joined Farrell's in Iowa. Not only did they lose weight, but they became healthier and happier.

Now they are bringing Farrell's to Florida with the first location to open in the state.

"We wanted other people to feel as good as we feel," Julie Ruden said.

Founded in 2001, Farrell's offers a comprehensive fitness program that combines cardio kickboxing, strength training, nutrition guidance and motivating coaches. Workout classes are held six days a week in a group setting, so everyone is focused on the same goals and supports each other.

Members begin their Farrell's transformation with a 10-Week Challenge. Using a variety of metrics to track progress, the member with the biggest transformation will win $1,000.

After 10 weeks, members can then become part of Farrell's Infinite Transformation (FIT) program with the opportunity to participate in additional challenges.

"It's a community," said Julie Ruden. "We want to help you reach goals and live your best life."

Farrell's eXtreme Bodyshaping is slated to open in October. It is at 4022 Tampa Road, Suites 4-5. For more information, call (813) 981-2125, or visit facebook.com/FXBOLDSMAR.

SHARE YOUR NEWS: If you have an item for Everybody's Business, contact Danielle Hauser at danihauser20@gmail.com.

ALSO IN THIS SECTION

  1. Tampa Mayor Jane Castor announces federal grants Friday that will equip at least 600 officers with body cameras. CHARLIE FRAGO  |  Charlie Frago
    Mayor Jane Castor announces a nearly $600,000 Department of Justice grant Friday.
  2. Life changed for Chad Cagley with the birth of daughter Aaliyah, now 3. Cagley was killed Monday when a drunk driver slammed into the back of his motorcycle on Interstate 75, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. FAMILY PHOTO  |  Courtesy Stephanie Coomes
    The drunk driver who ran into Chad Cagley was caught after a witness followed him, troopers said.
  3. Snack-focused delivery app GoPuff launched in Tampa in February. It serves the area surrounding the University of South Florida. GoPuff
    Flamin’ Hot Cheetos or Funyuns? GoPuff says it has the data for which snack Floridians love the most.
  4. The 70-acre MOSI site on Fowler Avenue is under consideration as a location in case Hillsborough County pursues the idea of establishing a movie studio here.
    The County Commission has set aside $2 million for the project as the Film Commission studies the demand for it.
  5. Stay with tampabay.com for the latest news and updates. Times
    One woman, 82, was crossing 50th Street, and the other, 58, was struck on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.
  6. Stay with tampabay.com for the latest news and updates. Times
    A seriously injured man found near Fowler Avenue and 22nd Street died at a hospital, police said.
  7. Erik Maltais took an unconventional path to becoming CEO of Immertec, a virtual reality company aimed at training physicians remotely. He dropped out of school as a teenager, served in Iraq in the Marine Corps and eventually found his way to Tampa. OCTAVIO JONES   |   TIMES  |  Times
    Software from Immertec can bring physicians into an operating room thousands of miles away.
  8. A company called Flock Safety is selling automatic license plate readers to neighborhood associations to cut down on crime, and Tampa neighborhood Paddock Oaks is one of their customers. Pictured is a Flock camera on Paddock Oaks Dr. | [Luis Santana | Times] LUIS SANTANA  |  Times
    Atlanta-based Flock Safety has provided 14 area communities with high-speed, high-definition cameras for surveillance.
  9. The number of single-family homes sold in the Tampa Bay area during August rose 2.8 percent when compared with the same month last year, according to a monthly report from Florida Realtors. (Times file photo)
    The midpoint price in the bay area rose to $250,000, which is still lower than the state and national median prices.
  10. The Aldi store located on 1551 34th St N, St. Petersburg, Florida in 2018, features its updated layout. JONES, OCTAVIO   |  Tampa Bay Times
    The store will re-open after renovations on Thursday, Sept. 26
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement