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The new year is here, and that means plenty of New Year’s resolutions to make and to hopefully keep. For many, a healthier lifestyle is the goal. Whether you want to lose weight, get in shape or just start eating better, you can find everything you need to achieve your goals in The Woodlands.

Hike and Bike Trails

An easy way to work off those extra holiday pounds is to get outside. Hiking, biking and walking are all fun activities you can do alone or with a friend or pet. In The Woodlands, there are 214 miles of hike and bike trails and 146 parks ready for you to explore. Just put on your best walking shoes and get out there!

Fitness Centers and Clubs

The outdoors not your thing? Try dropping in on a group cycling class or joining a local athletic club. Sweating it out with other people can make you feel like you’re not alone and help motivate you to keep working on your resolutions. Some great places to try are Pure Barre, RIDE Indoor Cycling, Cycle Bar®, 24 Hour Fitness, Orangetheory® Fitness, and VillaSport Athletic Club & Spa. All are conveniently located in The Woodlands, so you don’t have to go far!

Kayaking and Paddle Boarding

Two of the many things that make The Woodlands unique are Lake Woodlands and The Woodlands Waterway®. Explore The Waterway by walking, jogging and biking along the paths or enjoy a kayak or paddle boat ride on Lake Woodlands. Kayak and paddle boat rentals are available at Riva Row Boat House or Lakes Edge Boat House for a fun and fit adventure.

Healthy Eating

Living a healthy life isn’t just about working out and staying fit. What you put inside of your body is just as important. Thankfully, there are plenty of healthy food options in The Woodlands. When eating out, you can enjoy one of the area’s many healthy restaurants that make it easy to feel better about what you’re eating. Want to stay in? Whole Foods Market® provides natural and organic groceries to help make your home-cooked meals healthier.

Healthy living doesn’t have to be hard. When you live in The Woodlands, you have access to numerous outdoor activities, fitness centers, water sports and healthy eating options. What more could you need to achieve your New Year’s resolutions this year?