Local Advice: Healthy Restaurants, Gyms, and Fitness in Myrtle Beach
Interested in finding a great place to settle down or plan a retirement? Look no further! With all of the growth that the Grand Strand has accomplished, the past few years have really made an impact on how people view the Myrtle Beach area. From multiple fitness facilities and yoga studios to all of the new restaurants in the area, Myrtle Beach is sure to have something to offer you.
Starting from the South Strand, bike or jog through miles of beautiful nature trails to explore the Litchfield area or visit the two national parks: Myrtle Beach State Park and Huntington Beach State Park. From beaches to bird watching, you're bound to find something the whole family will love!
Have any golfers in the family? No problem! With over 100 courses, the Myrtle Beach area is sure to offer enough variation in style, location and difficulty for anyone to enjoy. Choose from courses designed by golf legends like Arnold Palmer, Greg Norman, or Robert Trent Jones! From courses on the ocean to ones lining the Intracoastal Waterway, the beautiful locations and varieties are endless! Golfing in Myrtle Beach is just as much a lifestyle as it is a sport.
Gyms and Fitness Studios
Looking for a workout that not only benefits your body, but your mind and soul as well? Yoga offers a number of relaxation techniques, which make you calmer. It also helps your flexibility, and tones muscles. Many resort to heavier weights, and punching bags, studies have shown this can make you feel more aggravated, while yoga is meant to help you achieve total inner peace. Available for both men and women, yoga is always a healthy alternative to a good workout.
If you're more into getting that sweat on at a local gym or Crossfit facility, Myrtle Beach has plenty of options to choose from. Planet Fitness, recently winning best gym on the Grand Strand, has locations in Conway, and Myrtle Beach. These 24-hour gyms allow people to come and go as they please, conforming to different work schedules. Fitness Edge, another favorite to the public has three gyms with one serving as an MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) gym in Conway by Coastal Carolina University. Other locations include: Carolina Forest off of 501, and Murrells Inlet.