5 Excellent Ways to Stay Fit on the Beach
** This post was originally published in August 2017. It was updated for relevant content and information in August of 2019 **
Oh, the delight of getting to finally take that beach vacation you have been longing for! You have been planning. Saving money. Working out. Dieting, even? All so you can fit into your favorite swim suit and indulge in every beach treat you have been craving in anticipation of your well-deserved vacation in Sunset Beach, NC.
However, after working so hard to get "beach-ready" for your vacation, you probably don't want to let it all go as soon as you arrive. Is it possible to enjoy your vacation while maintaining your healthy eating habits and fitness goals? Yep! It sure is. Here are five fun and easy ways to stay fit on your Sunset Beach vacation.
1. Take a walk in the sand
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2. Yoga or Pilates on the beach
3. An early morning jog
4. Go for a swim
Summer is the perfect time to swim in the warm, salty waters of the Atlantic Ocean. If it isn’t summer when you visit us in Sunset Beach, you can always get your feet wet in the surf if you feel like braving the cold!
You might be surprised how much exercise you are getting when you play in the surf ... no formal strokes needed.
5. Rent a bike, kayak or paddleboard
It's so fun to try something new on vacation, and if you are looking for a way to combine your workout with some serious fun, Sunset Beach has the answer! Try renting a bike to explore our cute little town. Park in front of a shop, look around, get some ice cream, and see Sunset Beach in a whole new way.
Renting a kayak or paddleboard is certainly something you don't do every day at home... so now is the time to give it a try. Get a great upper body workout as you enjoy our gorgeous waterways. Win win!
There are plenty of other fun-filled activities that will get your heart pumping while dialing up the adventure. Read our blog about the best ways to have an adventure-packed vacation to learn more.
Having fun and keeping fit go hand in hand here in Sunset Beach. The natural landscape of a beach town lends itself perfectly to staying active, fit and healthy - even during your vacation. We can't wait to see you having fun with your friends and family!