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5 Tips for Staying Fit on your 30A Beach Vacation

Posted on Friday, April 8, 2022

Summer is right around the corner, and you’re vacation destination is 30A! You’ve worked hard all winter to get bathing suit ready and don’t want any fitness setbacks. Is it possible to keep up an exercise routine while on vacation? The answer is yes with these 5 tips to staying fit when visiting the beaches of 30A. #1 Walk Everywhere If you’re staying in a 30A vacation rental , then most everything you would want, or need is within walking distance. So, walk everywhere! You will have achieved your step goal in no time. When visiting the beach, take a walk through the powder white sand. It’s not only a great workout read more

5 Ways to Workout While on a 30A Beach Vacation

Posted on Monday, December 28, 2020

Vacation means spending time doing fun things, relaxing, and breaking free from the regular routine. Everyone needs a break from the norm but if you’re concerned about your resolution to keep a good exercise routine, don’t be! There are plenty of ways to keep your new year’s resolution and get good workouts in while visiting 30A. Here are 5 of our favorites. Take your training to the beach!  We have some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Why not enjoy a workout on them? Challenge yourself with a walk or run on the powder white sand. Join in on a beach bootcamp. One of our favorite workouts is yoga on the beach read more

Staying Safe on Your Beach Vacation

Posted on Tuesday, May 12, 2020

The world is plugging along amid COVID-19 and many places are reopening. Here on the coast, beaches are back open after a month of being closed to the public. Some restaurants are opening at 25% capacity. Essential businesses are still open. We want to relieve as much of your stress as possible, so we wanted to give a few tips on how to stay safe when you finally get to take your beach vacation. Follow the guidelines . The rules tend to change pretty often, but social distancing is still in effect. This is to protect everyone in order to flatten the curve. We are encouraged to keep 6 feet apart and be in groups of less than 10 people. After sheltering read more

Healthy Options on 30A

Posted on Tuesday, December 31, 2019

We see locals and visitors running on the beach or riding their bikes along 30A all year round. We all like to feel our best and many of us are open to options that can help us do this. The Emerald Coast has seemingly endless options for dining from award-winning restaurants to charming cafes. So when you are on vacation and want to stay true to your clean-living lifestyle, there’s no need to worry about availability. Why choose organic? Eating foods that are organic means that they have not been treated with pesticides and herbicides, antibiotics, or growth hormones. Crops treated with chemicals have a negative impact on your body but organic read more

Why You Need a 30A Vacation

Posted on Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Since the Gulf Coast is one of the top vacation spots in the country, you might not need much coaxing to come here. Besides the fact that most of us love a getaway, there are plenty of reasons why traveling is good for your health. Your day to day workload can be overwhelming. When you’re stuck in a rut just going through the motions, your work can be lacking. Getting some time off is a great way to clear your mind. Enjoying a nice break before going back to work can boost productivity. Take a little reset and resume work energized for new projects. Some become so busy with their day to day routine that their closest relationships suffer read more

Preparing for the Best You for 2019

Posted on Friday, December 28, 2018

We are wrapping up the 2018 year and getting ready for a new year on the Emerald Coast. You don’t have to be crazy about New Year’s Resolutions to make some goals for a better you. Each week, month, or year can be a new start to focusing on ways to improve your life. Instead of setting huge goals all year, start with some simple things that are easy to achieve. You can still add “move to the beach” if you want as well. Here are some of the things we will try to include each week and month this year. Spend more time outside – We live in one of the most beautiful places in the world. Pristine beaches and clear blue- read more

Why You Should Travel to 30A

Posted on Wednesday, December 12, 2018

It’s no surprise that we all love a good vacation. Getting away from it all and enjoying time off is a great experience for everyone. Not only is it fun for the whole family but traveling is also good for your health. We are going to talk about some of the health benefits that come along with a getaway, whether it’s big or small, near or far. We tend to get settled into a routine with daily demands and can easily get distracted from the big picture and things that are the most meaningful to us. When you reach your destination and unpack the car, you may hear yourself saying, “NOW I can relax!” Some days you carry the weight read more

5 Tips for Staying Active over the Holidays on 30A

Posted on Saturday, September 30, 2017

Summer is over and the holidays are right around the corner. October’s candy, November’s sweet potato pie and December’s egg nog is just waiting to sabotage the beach ready physique you worked so hard on at the beginning of the year. On 30A, beach season is all year long so here are 5 tips for staying active over the holidays.  #1 Stick to a Schedule You will have a lot going on in the next few months. Costumes, parties, family and gift finding in addition to your daily routine. It may be tempting to put exercise on the back burner. That’s why it’s important to schedule time to exercise at least 4 times a week read more

Healthy for 2017

Posted on Thursday, December 29, 2016

Take a moment to think about past resolutions for the new year. Exercise more, lose weight, spend more time outdoors – do any of these ring a bell? New year or not, most people want to be healthier in some way. As we enter 2017, let’s go over some ways we can be healthier here in South Walton. The Florida panhandle boasts some of the country’s top beaches and we can see why. Soft sugar white sand and emerald blue-green waters draw us in over and over. Why not get up early and go for a walk along the water? Grab a buddy and take a run down by the shore. Or take a stroll with your significant other at sunset. Burn calories while read more

Beach Vacation: It’s Just What the Doctor Ordered

Posted on Monday, September 26, 2016

We all look forward to a vacation on the beach. There is something soothing about watching the waves roll in while sinking your toes in the warm sand. While beach vacations are thought of as pure pleasure there are significant health benefits as well. Here are 4 reasons why a beach vacation can be just what the doctor ordered! According to a study commissioned by the American Psychological Association we are a “stressed out generation”. Stress can affect us both mentally and physically. The tranquil atmosphere of the ocean is just what we need to keep stress in its place. Fresh air, no deadlines, endless days with plenty of time, that’s what a read more

30A’s Half Marathon Weekend

Posted on Monday, February 23, 2015

Every year at the end of February all athletes, runners and those who stayed true to their New Year’s resolutions are invited to take part in the Seaside School Half Marathon & 5K weekend!  In 2003 this event was established to raise money for the Seaside School and was very much supported by the community. 13 years later the Seaside School Half Marathon & 5K is three days of fun drawing over 3000 participants from around the world. Friday, February 27th, from 6-8pm, the Seaside School Half Marathon & 5K presents Taste of The Race!  Hosted by Chef Emeril Lagasse, this delicious development serves cuisines from some of the Gulf Coast’ read more