workout in Austin

The Best Ways to Work Out in Southwest Austin

Ready for a new start in 2017? Whether you're starting a new journey towards fitness, or if you're just looking for a new workout to add to your fitness routine, you can rest assured there are plenty of places to get your sweat on near our 1 bedroom apartments in southwest Austin. Check out a few of our favorites below, and get moving today!

Work Out Outdoors

In a rapidly growing urban jungle, Austin still has an abundance of trails so you can enjoy your own little piece of nature. Plus, there are trails to match every skill level, whether you are a seasoned pro or a new outdoor adventurer.

The Slaughter Creek Trail is just 3 minutes from Ocotillo. This 5-mile trail takes you on an adventure through the woods and fields of southwest Austin.

The Barton Creek Greenbelt tops almost any list of Austin's favorite trails. The trail is almost eight miles long and spans over 800 acres, and is composed of gravel and dirt. The trail runs from Zilker Hillside Theater and Barton Springs Pool‘s parking lot and under Mopac and Loop 360 to the Hill of Life. There are several side trails that lead to swimming holes and climbing walls for additional fun. Bikes and dogs, on leashes, are welcome.

Work Out at the Gym

Looking for more strength training? Time to hit the gym. While there are many gyms available in Austin, Life Time Fitness typically tops the list of the best places to work out. The south Austin location is just minutes from Ocotillo and it features hundreds of cardio

& weight machines, racquetball courts, child center, rock climbing, and even indoor and outdoor pools and slides!

Want a more boutique-studio feel? ToddPilates fitness studio on South Lamar offers yoga, Pilates, barre classes and more! Their friendly and professional trainers will whip you into shape in no time, all while you’re having a blast.

Work Out at Home

Last but not least, consider creating a fitness routine you can do in your own home! Just grab a mat, invest in some weights, and craft your own workout routine that works for your busy schedule. You can even search online for free workout videos to stream, so you can have an effective workout within the comfort of your own living room.

Contact us today to tour our luxury apartments, and see all the amenities we have to offer that can help you have a healthy start to 2017!