How to Have Fun and Stay Fit at the Beach
Are you trying to amp up your health and fitness goals this year? Then the beach is the place for you! With so many ways to take advantage of your surroundings, exercising at the beach comes in many forms. Whether you're lucky enough to live at the beach or you're just spending a few weeks of your vacation here on the beaches of Emerald Isle, North Carolina, there are so many ways you can stay fit and feel fabulous. Here are a few of our favorite ways to get your workout in once you step outside your Emerald Isle beach rental.
The sand is your workout zone.
The beach is your gym! Whether you walk it, run it, bike it or start your day with sunrise yoga, the beach makes for one of the of the most inspiring and motivational settings for your workout session. The sand gives you an extra level of resistance compared to your typical pavement or gym floor workout, so your muscles are guaranteed to have a work a bit harder here. Are you up to the challenge? If so, check out our previous posts below for some amazing beach workouts. Just do it! ⬇
The water is your workout partner.
The waters of the ocean and sound make for a wonderful workout partner. Whether you choose to surf, paddleboard, kayak, canoe, go fishing, sailing or swimming—whichever water activities float your boat—you'll be burning calories while having fun. Is there any better way to get your exercise? Nope! Click on our previous blog posts below for some on-the-water inspiration. ⬇
Choose your fitness adventure.
If you're an adventurer at heart and choose to stay active and fit by experiencing the outdoor activities that are available to you, then you're going to love these fitness adventure opportunities. You can climb the Cape Lookout Lighthouse, go diving in the Graveyard of the Atlantic, camp on a remote barrier island, hike through Croatan National Forest, or fly high parasailing over the local waters. Let the adventures begin! Check out some of our favorite Crystal Coast adventure blogs below. ⬇
what's your favorite way to Fit & active at the beach?
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