Nashville may be known for its country music scene, and rightfully so, but residents of the area will find there’s so much more to Music City, U.S.A. Health enthusiasts and fitness fanatics will find dozens of places to exercise, dine, recover, and relax throughout the Nashville area. From innovative fitness facilities, miles and miles of scenic greenways, to fresh from-scratch eateries, you can find everything you need to live a healthy lifestyle just around the corner in Nashville.
Gather with your friends for a fun workout at Verticity West indoor spin studio. Check out specialty classes like Ladies Night and Rise + Climb for a fun, themed riding experience. Verticity offers classes throughout the day making it easy to find time to get your workout in.
If your favorite way to leave your stress behind is on your yoga mat, head to Hot Yoga Plus yoga studio for the perfect way to unwind. Hot Yoga Plus offers power flows for all levels as well as an espresso flow class for yogis on the go. Hot Yoga Plus even offers an unheated restorative class for those yogis who need to reduce stress and promote healing.
HotBox offers intense body-toning kickboxing classes that are guaranteed to raise your heart rate. Since 2010, HotBox has been helping Nashville residents take their fitness to the next level. HotBox offers dynamic, high-energy classes throughout the day so there’s never a reason to miss your workout.
Centennial Sportsplex offers a massive recreation center with a 50-meter long course pool, 18,500 square foot fitness center, indoor and outdoor tennis courts, and even an ice skating rink. Group fitness classes, sports leagues, and private training are all available at the Centennial Sportsplex located in the heart of Midtown Nashville.
Float Horizen is the place to go to de-stress, meditate, and recover from strenuous exercise. Float Horizen offers floating sessions, massage therapy, and sound meditation. Whether it’s therapeutic cupping, reiki, or traditional massage, you can find it at Float Horizen.
At IRevive health and wellness center, family practitioners provide IV therapy, weight loss programs, aesthetics, skincare, and vitamin injections for clients seeking the cutting edge of wellness programs. IRevive practitioners design customized programs to meet each patient’s needs to help patients look and feel their best.
Back in Touch Wellness Center has been helping Nashville residents for more than 20 years. At Back in Touch Wellness Center, you’ll find a variety of services that will help you achieve a sense of well-being and balance. Back in Touch Wellness Center offers massage, intuitive counseling and energy services, acupuncture and Chinese medicine, and hypnotherapy. Back in Touch Wellness Center also offers classes, groups, and workshops in addition to individual sessions.
At Jamba Juice you can create an uber healthy meal or drink that’s just for you. Whether it’s immune system support, hydration, or just a naturally sweet thirst quencher you crave, Jamba Juice has it. Check out the smoothies for a delicious way to get exactly what you need with their “boosts” to your smoothie. Amp up your smoothie with boosts like whey protein, soy protein, spirulina, ginger, kale, and more.
Vege-licious is out to prove that plant-based food can be delicious and memorable. Vege-licious may just become your favorite destination for flavorful, vegan comfort food. Saturday brunch at Vege-licious should be on your list of places to try with their mouth-watering fluffy pancakes and breakfast tacos. Or try their delicious sandwiches, burgers, or lasagna for a hearty appetite. Don’t forget dessert with delicious vegan cheesecake so you can indulge your sweet tooth while staying true to your vegan diet.
AVO offers a well-rounded dining experience featuring 100% plant-based, locally sourced ingredients. Not only can you get delicious, seasonal meals at AVO, but AVO’s bar also offers gluten free beers, organic wines, and seasonal, signature cocktails. Check out happy hour Tuesday through Friday from 4-6 p.m. on the AVO patio to enjoy nachos with coconut queso, chorizo, salsa, and jalapeno or the crostini of the day, perfect for sharing with friends or family. And who says brunch is limited to one day a week? Not at AVO where brunch is served on Saturday and Sunday. Check out AVO’s cauliflower-walnut chorizo burrito or the gluten-free smoothie bowl for the perfect way to enjoy a relaxing weekend brunch.
Urban Cookhouse’s mission is to “buy local, eat urban.” Bringing farm-fresh ingredients from nearby farms in Nashville, Urban Cookhouse then creates delicious meals for the discerning healthy eater. Sandwiches, salads, and wraps are anything but boring at Urban Cookhouse. Check out the Pepper Patch Warp or the Urban Cowboy for a satisfying meal without sacrificing your nutrition plan.
Now that you’ve gotten your fill at one of Nashville’s healthiest restaurants, take time to enjoy all that Nashville has to offer outdoors. There’s no shortage of picturesque locations for hiking, biking, and more all within a short drive.
The Richland Creek Greenway meanders through scenic creek crossings connecting to shopping centers, entertainment areas, and schools. The Richland Creek Greenway consists of three segments including West Park with a 1.1-mile loop trail, England Park with a 1-mile trail, and McCabe Park with a 4.1-mile trail connecting parks, neighborhoods, and shopping centers.
Richland Creek Greenway is just one of 17 scenic greenways in the Nashville area. You are just a short drive to each of them from Midtown. Be sure to carve out time to visit them all. Each one offers unique opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy nature.
Open year-round, the Nashville Farmers Market is ideally located just minutes from Elliston 23 apartments in Midtown Nashville. The market includes two covered open-air sheds, a container farm, a greenhouse microgreens farm, a 24,000 square foot garden center, a culinary incubation center, and an international food hall with restaurants and shops. The market also offers monthly chef-led cooking demonstrations, community workshops, and free parking. Come to the market to stock up on healthy foods to cook or just browse the market for culinary inspiration.
Just nine miles from the bustling city of Nashville, Warner Parks spans more than 3,100 acres of forest with hiking trails, biking trails, golf courses, and more. There’s even a cross country running course and an equestrian center at the park so whatever is your favorite way to enjoy the outdoors, you are sure to find it at Warner Parks.
Nashville is packed with places for health enthusiasts and fitness fanatics alike. With so many options for pursuing a healthy lifestyle, you may even find a new healthy hobby among the dozens of places to explore.