Health in San Diego Where to Go and What to Do

Health in San Diego


It is essential to stay healthy not only because of the physical advantages but also because of the mental enhancements. In San Diego, it is easy to keep healthy with its incredible work out facilities that meet your preferences. Whether you eat to stay healthy or get in shape, there is something for everyone in a place like San Diego.


Water Fitness


With the ocean just miles from where you live it is important to utilize it. There are so many different ways to stay healthy, but one of the best ways is in the water. The benefits of swimming are endless, such as lowering disease risk or reducing stress levels. However, swimming isn’t the only way you can exercise in the ocean; there are also certain amenities such as surfing, kayaking, or paddle boarding. All of these are very beneficial, especially when it comes to upper body strength. Not only will you be able to lower your stress, but you will also be able to increase muscle density. Some places that are available for rentals are Mission Beach Rentals, Surf Diva, and Hui Hui Stand Up Paddleboard Rentals.


Balboa Park


Exercising in the water isn’t the only way to stay in shape. San Diego is home to the iconic Balboa Park with 65 miles of hiking and bike trails. Throughout Balboa Park, you can travel through museums and other performing arts venues. Exercising doesn’t always have to be expensive; except for the San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park is open to the public no matter the time. With some of the most amazing Spanish architecture, you are sure to not only get in shape but also have fun while doing it. If you want, included in the park is the San Diego Zoo. The San Diego Zoo is home to over 3,700 animals that cover 300 acres. This zoo is sure to give you the exercise you need, without even the realization that you are doing it.


Workout Facilities



San Diego is also home to some of the top gyms such as North Park Fitness, one on 1 Trainer, Point Loma Sports Club, and Chuze Fitness. If you are looking for a small, more intimate gym, then North Park Fitness is right for you. At North Park Fitness you will never have to wait in line for equipment because it is never that busy, and with times 5am-10pm, you can find a time that works for you. The membership is $27 a month, and well worth it. However, if you are looking for a bigger space, then Chuze Fitness would be the pick for you. With 80 plus cardio equipment and 45 plus strength equipment, with 18,000 square feet, this gym is sure to please anyone no matter their preferences. At rates as low as $19.99 a month you can have all of these amenities plus 30 or more weekly classes, plus a massage room, Jacuzzi, tanning room, sauna, and more.


If gyms aren’t for you, there are many other ways to stay fit. Yoga has become one of the top fitness practices, with its contribution to spiritual, physical, and emotional health. In San Diego, there are many different Yoga facilities, no matter your skill level. At Trilogy Sanctuary you are greeted with stunning ocean views cascaded around the 1,800 square feet space. At Trilogy Sanctuary the classes vary on skill level, with 42 different categories you are sure to find something that will work for you. Afterward, you can even enjoy some food from their very own vegan café. With a monthly rate of $150, you can acquire any of the 42 classes anytime throughout the month.

Yoga isn’t the only way to stay fit without having to be in a gym. There is also a Bar Method. Bar Method uses a Ballet barre for balance. It's great for those who want to increase their flexibility and their balance. Pregnant women have sworn by Bar Method, and one of the great things for these pregnant women is that they can exercise all the way up till their due dates. With a monthly membership of $105, all classes are included with no limit of how many times you take them.