20 Ways to Get More Fit When You Live at the Beach



Living on Topsail Island affords you the luxury of so many beautiful ways to get fit—and stay fit—on a daily basis. From beach workouts and beach activities to exploring the island and its local waters, staying active is simply part of life here. Here are 20 ways you can get out there and get moving. Cheers to living your best life on Topsail Island! So, why aren't you here yet?


20 ways to get fit at the beach


1

WALK EVERYWHERE

Step out of your Topsail beach house and start walking as much as you can. On the beach, around town, and wherever the beach paths lead you. 

2

DO YOGA

Have your own private yoga session on the beach, take a group yoga class, or try yoga on a stand-up paddleboard to get centered and stronger. 

3

GO PADDLING

Paddle your way around the Intracoastal or Atlantic waters. A kayak, canoe, or SUP gets you seeing the sights and staying fit all at the same time.

4

EXPLORE MORE

Feed your adventurous spirit by getting out there and exploring all of the natural coastal beauty that surrounds you. Explore more of Topsail Island!


5

TAKE A SWIM

Whether you swim in the pool or in the ocean, it's one of the best activities to get a full body workout that's easy on the joints.

6

GO BIKING

Topsail Island offers 26 miles of biking from end to end. Peddle your way around town, on the beach, or try the Topsail Bike Path.

7

GO FISHING

There are plenty of Topsail Island fishing adventures to be had. Give your arms a good workout and see what you reel in.

8

GO SURFING

Grab your surf board and enjoy the swell. Surfing on Topsail Island is a super fun way to get in shape. Surf lessons are available!


9

HIT THE TRAILS

Have you heard of the NC Mountains-to-Sea Trail? Part of the trail (Segment 15) runs through Topsail Island, so check it out!

10

GO GOLFING

Golf courses abound on the mainland of the Topsail, NC, so set up your tee time and play a few rounds of golf or hit the driving range.

11

TRY A WATERSPORT

Get on the water and do something you love or try something new! Jet skis, wave runners, parasailing, and more...

12

TAKE FITNESS CLASSES

Join in a local fitness class at the Surf City Community Center or all around our Topsail towns at various fitness locations. 


13

MONITOR SEA TURTLES

Volunteer your time while you get your steps in on the sand with our Topsail Sea Turtle Nesting and Hatching season monitoring programs. 

14

PLAY IN THE PARK

Channel your inner child and play in one of several parks and playgrounds on Topsail Island. Have fun with your kids and stay active all at the same time.

15

GO ROLLERSKATING

Get moving by strapping on your rollerskates and enjoying a few laps around the rink. The Topsail Beach Skating Rink is a local favorite for all ages.

16

GET A MASSAGE

Self care is important to your health and fitness routine. Get those muscles relaxed and you will feel good as new after a professional massage.


17

SHOP LOCAL MARKETS

Part of healthful living is taking advantage of the local markets. From Topsail area farmers markets to fish markets, you'll find the freshest ingredients.

18

EAT MORE SEAFOOD

Speaking of fish markets, fresh seafood is a Topsail Island specialty. From the restaurants to the seafood markets, you can enjoy the catch of the day every day.

19

GET YOUR VITAMINS

Part of staying fit and feeling healthy is getting the right vitamins that your body needs. Load up on your Vitamin D and Vitamin Sea right on the beach!

20

GO ADVENTURING

Just get moving and do what you love! There are so many Topsail adventures to choose from that you'll never run out of fun and active things to do. 


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