Are you the kind of person who likes to keep moving no matter the time of year? Looking for something a little more interesting than the normal gym experience? Whether your new to the island, visiting for the week, or a life long resident we’ve got tons of ways to stay fit while in town. You can paddle board with the pros or do some soothing yoga by the beach. Get out of your comfort zone with some boxing or arial yoga. Join a group class or learn how to surf. No matter your style, here are 5 ways to stay fit in Long Beach Island.

1.Black Sheep Studios

Do you like feeling the energy of other people around you and motivating you during a workout? Black Sheep Studios has tons of classes to fit your needs and workout preferences. The Beach Haven fitness studio boosts an experienced and skilled group of instructors who push their studio members to the next level. They offer classes such as Boxing Clinics and Cardio Kickboxing. Whether you want to gain some real life martial arts skills or just want to punch a few bags for fun, these classes are a great workout. Black Sheep Studios also offers “Buti Classes” and dance-based classes to get your body in top shape. Perfect for those who like to spice up their daily routine. You might be completely worn out after a class at this studio, but one things for sure – you’ll never be bored.

2. Pyourcore

Does a boutique style fitness studio that will kick your butt (in the best way possible) sound appealing to you? If so, Pyourcore is a must try. One of their most out-of-the-box training classes offered is arial yoga. A class that has you suspended off the ground and offers 180 degree total body rotation for a solid core and stability workout. Not your thing? No problem. Pyourcore offers plenty of other yoga and pilates style classes to choose from.  They also offer a wide range of in-house chiropractic services and an oxygen bar. Theres something for everyone here.

3.  Simply Yoga LBI

Do you enjoy a more laidback, relaxing fitness experience? Simply Yoga LBI might be right up your alley. Located in Beach Haven, this studio just celebrated their first full year in business. They offer at least ten different classes for all types of ages and levels in their cozy studio. You can choose from Restorative, Core, Flow, Tween, Kid, and All-Level classes. Simply Yoga has a skilled roster of yoga instructors to guide you through a soothing yoga experience.

4. South End Surf & Paddle

If you’re a fan of Long Beach Island, chances are you love the water. Why not incorporate it into your daily or weekly workout routine? South End Surf & Paddle offers all sorts of water activities, great for any level. You could take a SUP (stand up paddle board) Eco Tour with a seasoned paddle boarder. Take in gorgeous views while learning about the area and wildlife – all while engaging your core muscles and strengthening balance skills. This shop also offers extensive surfing lessons during the surf season. Great for all ages comfortable in the water, whether you’re a beginner or need to brush up on your skills.

5. Elite Fitness

An island favorite, Elite Fitness has just celebrated over 19 years as a year-round gym in Long Beach Island. While this may be a traditional gym service, its their long standing history of providing quality equipment and service that makes them stand out among the rest. You can choose from a variety of options here including, personal training, group classes, vacation packages, hoist strength equipment, and cardiovascular equipment.