Outdoor Exercise – Getting Fit Without Joining A Gym

Is it time to rethink your fitness routine? Who needs a stuffy gym when nature’s gym is right outside your door? Explore local outdoor fitness options with natural scenery for a healthy lifestyle this year!

Long Beach offers free and easy-to-use outdoor gyms called Fitness Zones located in several parks as well as scattered along the Shoreline Pedestrian Bike Path, where you can enjoy a water view while you exercise. Fitness Zones offer free, fun, and relaxed outdoor exercises, eliminating the need for costly gym memberships.

Long Beach Fitness Zone Locations

  • Admiral Kidd Park Life Trail – 2125 Santa Fe Avenue
  • Bixby Fitness Loop – located near Junipero Avenue and Ocean Boulevard
  • Downtown Fitness Loop – A 4.8-mile route encompassing Alamitos Ave, East & West Shoreline Drives, Aquarium Rd, and Ocean Blvd.
  • Lincoln Park – 101 Pacific Avenue
  • Cesar A. Chavez Park – 401 Golden Avenue
  • Coolidge Park – 352 E Neece Street
  • 14th Street Park – 14th Street between Locust and Palmer Court
  • Houghton Park – 6301 Myrtle Avenue
  • Orizaba Park – Orizaba and Spaulding St

Located in the Fitness Zones, you can typically find equipment that will allow you to do leg presses, lower body exercises, upper body exercises, chest presses, pull-down lifts, and abdominal exercises. In addition, there are paved trails, cross-country ski simulators, and exercise machines designed to accommodate individuals with disabilities. These well-equipped outdoor gyms not only offer a range of free and easy-to-use fitness equipment but also create an invigorating atmosphere that transforms your workout into an outdoor adventure.

Discover the serenity of Yoga on the Bluff in Long Beach, California

Join a community of wellness enthusiasts as you stretch and strengthen your whole body, and enjoy yoga sessions with an ocean view and a cool breeze. Whether you’re a seasoned yogi or a beginner seeking a mindful escape, yoga on the Bluff offers a unique way to stay fit without the purchase of a gym membership. Embrace the open air, find your center, and embark on a fitness journey that celebrates both health and harmony.

So, if you’re ready to kick off your fitness journey without the gym commitment in Long Beach, take advantage of the free outdoor fitness equipment scattered throughout the city, or if you’re looking for more of a Zen vibe, join the free Yoga on the Bluff sessions, where you can stretch, breathe, and soak in the good vibes while working on your fitness goals. Long Beach has all the ingredients for a healthy, active lifestyle, minus the gym membership. Let the outdoors be your playground, and let wellness become a way of life.

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Shannon Jones has been selling real estate since 1998 and specializes in listing and marketing homes. She has consistently been one of the top Realtors in the Long Beach area. Prior to her award-winning career in real estate with the Shannon jones Team, Shannon has had successful careers in journalism and public relations. She holds a bachelors degree from UC Irvine and a masters degree from UC Berkeley. Shannon holds E-Pro, CDPE (Certified Distressed Property Expert), and PSC (Pre-Foreclosure Specialist) certifications. Shannon is very personable and maintains a very strong moral compass, always putting the best interest of home buyers/sellers above monetary goals. A California native, Shannon enjoys gardening, travel, reading, cooking and poker when she’s not selling homes MY DESIGNATIONS Lic# 01247705 | CDPE (Certified Distressed Property Expert) | E-Pro | PSC (Pre-Foreclosure Specialist) MY SERVICE AREAS Anaheim Bellflower Buena Park Carson Cerritos Cypress Downey Fountain Valley Garden Grove Huntington Beach La Palma Lakewood Long Beach Los Alamitos Los Angeles County Norwalk Orange County Rossmoor San Pedro Seal Beach Signal Hill South Bay Westminster