Start Out Your Spring with Healthy Habits!
As the air gets warmer and the sun starts shining, you might be thinking about getting out of that winter coat and into some workout clothes! Here are a couple tips to keep the motivation up and the time on the couch down.
Find a Place to Help You Achieve Your Fitness Goals
After you’ve created your vision board and bought a new pair of running shorts, what’s next? The best way to get in shape is to find a gym or a studio that fits your needs; your home base. Joining a gym and surrounding yourself with people who have similar goals will help you stay motivated. You will want to exercise more if you know that you will be greeted with familiar faces and specific workout plans. There are endless options in the fells point area.
Orange Theory Fitness takes that idea to the next level. This unique gym maps out your goals and keeps track of your progress using heart rate monitors.
If you want to start out with a personal trainer in a more intimate setting, check out Inline Fitness. Taking a more individual approach, they can guide you through your workout so that you’ll find yourself coming back for more each week. You can also try out one of their infamous barre classes!
Try a New Kind of Workout
Ever find yourself losing motivation because you’re just not having fun? Working out doesn’t have to be running on a treadmill or lifting weights, there are lots of ways to change your workout and stay motivated! Skip the treadmill and go on a run through Baltimore’s historical districts, set goals to achieve, and create the perfect motivational playlist on Spotify. Once you’ve got Eye of the Tiger blasting in your ears and your shoes laced up tight, nothing can stop you!
If you’re hoping to find a more creative way to workout, Beach Fit offers beach inspired classes. As you do aerobics on a surfboard or beach bootcamp, you can feel like you’re on vacation instead of at the gym.
If you want to enhance your workout, you can try Solidcore. This studio focuses on Pilates, but intensified. Check out the video on their website to see what they’re all about before you reserve a space in a class!
Grab Your Friends
Getting started with a workout routine can be intimidating at times. The good news is that you don’t have to workout alone! A great way to gain motivation while having fun is to workout with your friends. Encourage each other through group classes, meet other people, and inspire your group to achieve their goals!
CorePower Yoga, located in Harbor Point, is the perfect opportunity to sign up. From relaxing classes, to boot camp, to yoga retreats, there are endless opportunities for you and your friends to find the perfect match. They even offer a free week to new members!
Stop and Smell the Spring Flowers
Bettering yourself doesn’t always have to involve sweat and tears. Sometimes after a stressful week, you just want to find relaxation. Yoga has been known to strengthen your body, balance, breathing and flexibility. Looking for a friendly yoga studio? Located right here in Fells Point, Yoga Works has a variety of classes from beginner to advanced.
Grab Your Running Shoes
Want to get out of your gym and into the beautiful streets of Baltimore? On April 13, everyone will gather in heart of the city to run a 10k. Meet members of the community and connect with fitness people from all around. The Sole of City run was voted Baltimore’s best road race for 2018 by Baltimore magazine. Learn more.