Live Free from Knee Pain

The knees are the largest and strongest joints in the human body. And they need to be! Even just a simple step can put pressure up to 5 times the weight of your body on your knees. For this reason, knee pain and dysfunction are extraordinarily common for people of all fitness backgrounds. Is there … Continued

Simple Switch, Big Results

You’re getting back into your regular fitness routine, and it feels great. At the same time, many of us lost a little strength or endurance over the first half of the year. You may be waking up sore or experiencing muscle fatigue more often than you’re used to. If that resonates with you, then active … Continued

The Best Way to Reduce Stress?

We don’t think we’re alone in feeling that 2020 has been a stressful year. And stress comes with very real physical and emotional manifestations. Luckily, exercise is a very powerful tool to help manage stress and unpleasant symptoms. Now more than ever, we believe in the power of caring for your mind and body.  Initial … Continued

Train Mobility!

If mobility training isn’t really on your mind, we hope to change that! Mobility training is often confused with flexibility training, but they are actually very distinct. Flexibility refers to the elasticity of the muscles, while mobility is the range in which a joint can move. “Mobility training” may sound overly complex and gimmicky. In … Continued

Reasons to Love Virtual Group Fitness — and a CHALLENGE!

We knew that Coastal Fitness members needed more. More options, more flexibility, more group fitness! Coastal Fitness is currently offering all of your Les Mills favorites in a virtual format: SPRINT, SH’BAM, BODYPUMP, BODYCOMBAT, GRIT, and CXWORX. This is the same proven Les Mills quality that you love and trust, just MORE! In-person instructors are … Continued

First Day Gym Guide

Every single person has a first day at the gym, and most of us have more than one. We understand that a new gym can feel intimidating. So, we put together a guide so that anyone can get a great workout on their first day at Coastal Fitness and keep coming back. Aim for the … Continued

Getting Flexible: Five Reasons You Should Practice Yoga

Yoga is an ancient practice that was developed thousands of years ago in India and consists of a series of stretching exercises alongside measured breathing. A regular yoga practice can help increase your core strength and flexibility, as well as make you feel more balanced, serene, and happy. Here are a few reasons that you should … Continued

Give Fitness: Holiday 2016 Gift Guide

Christmas time is here, and along with the seasonal cheer comes the stress of choosing the perfect gift for each of your loved ones. This year, consider buying a gift that will help jumpstart or further a fitness journey. After all, Christmas means that the time for New Year’s resolutions is just around the corner. We … Continued

Sitting is the New Smoking?

It is no secret that leading sedentary lifestyle can have a dramatic negative impact on overall health. The World Health Organization reports that too much time spent sitting can lead to an increased risk of diabetes, heart disease, and is a factor in more than 3 million deaths each year. But let’s face it, it is easy to … Continued

When Should You be Working Out?

  Have you ever wondered if you should be exercising in the morning or at night? You are not alone. The question of how and when to squeeze a workout into a busy schedule is something that many people have to consider. Given that most workdays begin in the morning and do not end until the afternoon, the options … Continued