Ditch that boring exercise routine and try something new! Lots of surprising and fun fitness opportunities are popping up in Wilmington, NC. Let’s face it, we all need a change from the workday winter rut, and most of us are ready to step up our fitness program and shed a few pounds that may have sneaked on over the long cold winter.
King Chiropractic knows what a boost it is to your body and mind to shape up for spring. Here are a few fun, unusual exercise ideas for you to try in Wilmington, NC.
DefyGravity Wilmington Trampoline Park
6431 Market St.
Wilmington, NC 28405
Open Jump, Trampoline Dodgeball and Gravityfit are just a few of the options at the new Defy Gravity, a 23,000-square-foot trampoline sports park. It has wall-to-wall steel-frame trampolines including angled wall trampolines, an olympic foam pit and one of the largest trampoline dodgeball cages in America.
6724 Amsterdam Way
Wilmington, NC 28405
A new adult program at Port City Gymnastics, Fitness Fusion is a mix of cardio, strength, flexibility, and balance through circuit training. This workout burns calories, builds muscle and increases endurance. The program integrates gymnastics equipment, spring-loaded floors and a trampoline—it’s fun and gentle on joints.
Wrightsville Beach Parks and Recreation Parks and Classes
1 Bob Sawyer Drive
Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480
Barre Fit, Hatha and Vinyasa Yoga, Pilates, Aerobics and Boot Camp are just a few of the year-round classes available to residents of both Wrightsville Beach and Wilmington. Try the tennis and pickleball ladders, too.
Full body workout at Pure Barre Wilmington NC
1123B Military Cutoff Road
Pure Barre is a 55-minute full-body workout concentrating on the areas women struggle with the most: hips, thighs, seat, abdominals and arms. The technique is low-impact, followed by stretching. Using a ballet barre, the program works to defy gravity by tapering everything in and lifting it up.
Meet up with friends at the Climbing Wall at UNCW
UNCW Student Recreation Center
601 S College Rd.
Wilmington, NC 28403
Open to UNCW students and alumni only (alumni need to get Seahawk One card), the UNCW Student Recreation Center climbing wall is 28 feet high and provides more than 1900 square feet of climbing surface. The wall has features for those with no experience and for advanced climbers, too.
Train with the Wilmington Road Runners and Compete in a Race
Wilmington, NC, is home to many 5K, 10K, half-marathons and marathons. Our civic-minded community is also an active one that raises money for charitable causes by getting on their feet. The link above takes you to Wilmington Road Runners, a group that keeps track of area road races. Get your shoes on. View upcoming April and May 2015 Races
Get muddy AND sweaty at the Step Up For Soldiers “Mud Run”
Help disabled veterans with a mud run April 25, 2015.
Are you tired yet? Or do you want to learn more about what fitness programs are out there, meet like-minded people who care about their health, and do a little networking? Join Wilmington Health Nuts MeetUp Group. It’s the largest meetup group in Wilmington, and it’s all about giving you opportunities to try fun AND healthy activities.
Wilmington Health Nuts plans classes and field trips, indoor and out, with every range of difficulty—there’s something here for everyone.
For optimal health, to improve your performance, or for pain relief, call (910) 777-7228 for chiropractic care at King Chiropractic. As Wilmington, NC’s #1 performance-oriented chiropractor, we can help you perform better, train harder, and recuperate quicker.