Find your Fitness Fit, Part 2

In Part 2 of the Find Your Fitness Fit series, we explore several unique fitness ideas for you to experience in Coastal Virginia. We understand that one person’s idea of a great workout is another person’s worst nightmare. Getting adequate exercise is crucial to maintaining a healthy lifestyle, so it’s important for everyone, no matter what shape you may be in or your personal preferences, to find a way to be active.

For the thrill-seeker

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Rock climbing: Develop strength and mobility, while also honing your coordination and problem-solving skills

In Coastal Virginia:

Virginia Beach Rock Gym, Virginia Beach

Kroc Center, Norfolk


Aerial Fitness: Develop flexibility, strength and coordination through adventurous classes like aerial yoga and Cirque Fit

In Coastal Virginia:

Arotique Aerial Fitness & Performing Arts, Virginia Beach

Sky Pilates, Suffolk

Transcendence Aerial Dance, Hampton

Read a first-hand aerial fitness experience here


Pole Dance Fitness: Burn fat, tone up and gain confidence in your skin (women’s only)

In Coastal Virginia:

Respectapole Dance Fitness, Hampton

Twisted Fitness, Virginia Beach

Read more about pole dance fitness here.


For the outdoor adventurer

Hiking: Overall body workout, proven to boost your mood and relieve stress

Find a Coastal Virginia hiking trail here.

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Paddleboarding: Improve balance and coordination while enjoying nature—for an extra challenge, try a paddleboard yoga class

In Coastal Virginia:

Atlantic Paddle Source, Virginia Beach

Tula Adventure Sports, Virginia Beach

Rudee Inlet Stand Up Paddle, Virginia Beach


Cycling: High cardio workout that focuses on strength and endurance

If you’d rather ride with a group than on your own, check out a Meetup Group like Hampton Roads Outdoor Adventures or Hampton Roads Cycling.


For the kids

Gymnastics: develops kids’ strength, flexibility, balance and coordination

In Coastal Virginia:

The Little Gym, multiple locations

Tidewater Gymnastics Academy, Norfolk

World Class Gymnastics, Newport News


Martial Arts: emphasizes discipline and respect while teaching self-defense, strength, coordination and endurance

In Coastal Virginia:

Hybrid Training Center, Virginia Beach

King Tiger Martial Arts, Chesapeake

Changing Lives Martial Arts, multiple locations


Swimming: boosts kids’ confidence in the water for safety reasons while developing strength and endurance

In Coastal Virginia:

YMCA, multiple locations

Simon Family Jewish Community Center, Virginia Beach

Dive Quarters, Virginia Beach


See more Fitness Fits in our previous post.

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Chelsea Sherman is a writer/communication guru living in Virginia Beach. She currently serves as the copywriter for PSIGEN Software. She is also a health blogger and freelance writer for Coastal Virginia Magazine and the volunteer Communication Manager for the nonprofit All We Are. She loves Jesus, spending time with her daughter and her husband, working out, eating bacon and Netflix binging.




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