One of the key factors in maintaining a healthy lifestyle is staying physically active, but “staying active” can mean much more than just another trip to the gym. Each month we are featuring ways to get active while still having fun in a different PT Solutions community. Follow along and commit to making 2017 a year filled with fun, active adventure!
Located on the west coast of Florida and near the Gulf of Mexico, Tampa is stocked full of professional sports, arts, and culture. PT Solutions currently serves the state of Florida with five metro Tampa locations and 17 locations across the state. Whether you’re a local or just visiting for a weekend, try not to miss these 4 great ways to get active in Tampa, Florida!
Try urban kayaking
If you want to explore the Hillsborough River while getting some amazing exercise, Urban Kai is for you. Experienced stand up paddle boarders can rent a board and head out on their own, or newbies can sign up for classes! Urban Kai’s fitness classes are great for an intense core and upper-body workout as well as developing balance and stability. You can even join the new trend of yoga on a paddle board.
Ride a bike… on water!
Ride the river with Tampa Bay Water Bike Company! The perfect sightseeing option to get a water view of the city’s iconic landmarks, water biking is easy and fun. Water biking is easy and the perfect sightseeing option to get a water view of the city’s iconic landmarks like the Hillsborough River, Garrison Channel, Davis Island, and Harbour Island. BiYaks, or kayaks with pedals, are also available.
Take a walk along the shore
Home of the world’s longest sidewalk, Bayshore Boulevard is 4.5 miles of scenic views paralleling Tampa Bay. En route, you’ll pass by some of Tampa’s most prestigious homes and restaurants. It is a gorgeous walk to take for a leisurely stroll, bike ride, rollerblading, roller skating, or walking your dog!
Rent a bike
If biking on land is more your style, head to City Bike Tampa where you can view their fully stocked showroom, receive repairs and maintenance, and rent a variety of bike! To find the perfect bike trail that meets your skill level and distance, take a look at MapMyRide’s list of Tampa cycling trails.