Move Here and Get Fit

Living in a seaside town like Charleston, weekend activities include bike riding, beach strolls, kayaking, paddle boarding and various outdoor activities. It’s simple to get out and get fit while enjoying the beautiful Charleston landscapes of marsh and saltwater.

While finding a home in Charleston can be tricky, I try to make it as simple and FUN as possible for my clients. What can be even trickier is settling into a healthy workout routine that works with your lifestyle when you move to a new place.

Don’t Fret On Finding Your Fitness Routine: Charleston Is A City Built On Sun, Surf, And Watersports.

If you’re a fitness junkie like I am, Charleston is MEANT for you. There are workout classes at nearly every hour of the day, you can catch outdoor beach yoga on the daily, or get toned as you walk through this picture-esque city!

If you live in Mount Pleasant, enjoy the sunsets from Shem Creek Park which allows you to walk alongside the pluff mud and saltwater creek. Rent a Stand Up Paddle Board and find your own adventure at Nature Outfitters, or go for a bike ride or stroll at Pitt Street Bridge with equally gorgeous views of the ocean.  If you’re a runner, hop on the Ravenel Bridge and get views of the city and harbor while working on that beach bod! There’s some awesome barre studios in Mount Pleasant, or if you want something outdoors- catch a walk with a friend at the Waterfront Park. The options are endless when it comes to getting fit in our gorgeous low country city!

Awesome Workouts To Catch In Mount Pleasant:

Best Fitness Studios In West Ashley

Live in West Ashley?

Want to be outside?

Charles Towne Landing

Head out to Charles Town Landing for views and historical facts on Charleston while getting a workout in by walking.

West Ashley Greenway

Hit the trail on the West Ashley Greenway which is perfect for family outings, biking, walking your dog or if you’re out for a jog!

Ackerman Park

Ackerman Park is a park perfect for families, dog walking and skateboarding – something for everyone!

Yoga Studios That Rock In West Ashley:

  • Community Yoga
  • Holy Cow Yoga Center

Get That Heart Rate Up On James Island + Folly Beach: Great Fitness Studios On James Island

Settled in cozy James Island or Folly Beach? Obviously, for beach lovers soak up sun while taking a brisk walk along the seashore or alongside this cute beachside town filled with cafes, restaurants and bars. Other outdoor workout options include biking, kayaking, walking, jogging or strolling at James Island County Park (highly recommend renting bikes and following their trails).

Great Gyms:

One of the most popular spots, downtown Charleston offers endless walking options with gorgeous neighborhood streets lined with colonial homes, historical markers and lots of pathways to explore. Hit the battery to walk or run along the harbor and then take a break with a picnic at White Point Garden. Downtown also gives options like Colonial Lake, Hampton Park and Marion Square for scenic runs!

Workout events in Downtown Charleston:

  • Reverb Charleston
  • CHS Revolution

Charleston offers wonderful events and services to promote a healthy lifestyle like the Charleston County Parks, which are currently offering a list of events and courses to enjoy life while working on a toned physique.

No matter where you live from North Charleston to Awendaw, there are plenty of activities to venture into any weekend!

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-Audra Walters