New Year’s Resolutions.
Some people vow to eat healthier, some want to quit smoking (for good this time), others want to read more books, and then there is the vast majority of people who have made it their goal to get fit this year.
There are many ways to go about getting fit, but to succeed in your goal it is important that you find whatever works best for you.
Remember to approach getting fit more like a marathon than a 100-meter dash, it is all about keeping a steady pace.
So, it is better to take your time and choose a workout program that you really enjoy, instead of just going with the hype and finding yourself back on the couch after a week or month.
To help you navigate all the fitness offerings we’ve compiled the best ways to get fit in Nashville:
If you like to work out at your own pace and enjoy a more hands-on experience when it comes to planning your workouts, then your best bet is to join a gym.
The important thing is that you find a gym that is well equipped, well maintained, and that fits your lifestyle perfectly by providing you with showers, locker rooms, parking, etc.
Pro tip: Look for a gym that’s relatively close to where you work or live , so that you can fit going to gym easily into your daily routine.
The top-rated Gyms in Nashville are:
- QNTM Fit Life
- Pro Vita
- GetFit 615
If you feel like you workout better by taking classes or courses, then there are many options for you in Nashville.
You could join a boot camp style program such as Barry’s Bootcamp, Niki G’s Fitness, or if you like to work out in an outdoor setting then Crutch Camp is what you’re looking for.
If you prefer Crossfit style classes, then joining the Iron Tribe might be the best course of action.
Interval training and bootcamps aren’t the only way to go. In Nashville there are also great pilates studios such as Swell Studio, Aligned, Simply Balanced, and Studio Novo. And if you are more about the Yogi lifestyle then you will love training at Steadfast and True Yoga.
Even if you have a very small budget for fitness, it is not a valid excuse not to get in shape. There are very affordable options out there for you to enjoy, such as $5 Zumba classes.
You can also put your running shoes on and have a fantastic workout for free in any of Nashville’s parks. The important thing is to find the perfect running spot that gets you excited to go out every day.
The best running spots in Nashville can be found in the Shelby Bottoms Park, the Cumberland River Greenway, the Harpeth River Greenway, and the Centennial Park.
With such a wide variety of great options, there is just no excuse to not get fit this year.