5 Ways Houston Residents Partake in a Fit Lifestyle

January 13, 2016    By: mramirez

Houston Residents Get Fit with Five Great Activities that Promote an Active Lifestyle


Keeping active is one of the most important keys to good health.  Houston area residents have the right idea when it comes to maintaining a fit lifestyle.  Whether it’s weight-lifting at a fitness center; running or biking the miles of trails; swimming, playing tennis or golf, when looking for homes for sale in Houston, fitness plays an important role in a resident’s decision on where to live.


Here Are Five Ways Houston Residents Enjoy a Fit Lifestyle


Hiking and biking is a favorite way to keep fit for many residents and Houston area home builders pay close attention to ensuring new communities include ample trails or are within close proximity to the area’s beloved trail systems.  A few of the area favorites include Buffalo Bayou Park, Terry Hershey Park, City of Sugar Land Parks, George Bush Park and Cullen Park.

Golf is a great low impact way to stay fit and active.  With temperate weather year round, avid golfers love Houston and there are plenty of courses to choose from.  The list is too long to name them all, but some of the favorite courses include Shadow Hawk Golf Club, Sugar Creek Country Club, Blackhawk Country Club, Houston National Golf Club, River Ridge Golf Club and many more!


Staying fit is fun and Houston residents love fitness centers and trainers, which you can find in every community. Whether you’re into body sculpting and pumping weights, dancing away the blues, cross-fit training, cycling or any variety of fitness activities you’ll find plenty of options to meet your needs.  Many centers like 24 hour fitness, Fitness 19, The Houstonian Club, and Embody Fitness offer extended hours to ensure you can always squeeze in a workout.


Known as the sport for a lifetime, tennis hits high marks for calorie burn and keeps the mind active while the body gets a full workout.  Yet another popular activity for Houston residents, there are a number of excellent clubs for novices and elite experts alike, including Memorial Park Tennis Center, Nottingham Forest Club, Westside Tennis & Fitness, Houston City Club and Chancellors Family Center.

Many Houston residents that love to workout, but hate to sweat opt for the endurance sport of swimming.  Nearly every new Houston community features a community pool for residents to enjoy and there are also a number of indoor swimming facilities and great swim schools for younger swimmers to learn to perfect their strokes and even join a swim team.

If you love fitness and keeping active, you’ll find that Sitterle Homes takes great care to build new homes in the most desirable Houston area communities that ensure its residents can enjoy a fit lifestyle.