December 29, 2020
We know that 2020 has been a rollercoaster of a year! As the New Year approaches, you may be thinking about ways to better yourself in 2021 through making resolutions.
Whether it’s competitive or simply for yourself, one of the most common resolutions is to stay active and get fit. The categories below will help you do just that, from virtual and in-person fitness to meal prep, all the options are perfect for any of your healthy 2021 resolutions!
Get fit, virtually, with these local trainers:
Meet Kelly Berger, a resident of Baltimore, MD! She is the creator of the virtual fitness platform, Resistance Fitness. Resistance fitness includes running, barre, yoga, and resistance training activities. Get a 7 day free trial when you commit to either live classes or a monthly recurring subscription. The live classes are a one-time purchase of $10 per class, with classes held 3 times a week. The monthly subscription is $30 a month with live class participation and video archives. Join Kelly in your journey to get fit this new year!
Virtually meet Maggie Binkley, another resident of Baltimore! She has a virtual fitness series on Amazon called Fitness Maggie, that will whip you right into shape. Fitness Maggie includes effective online workout videos, fitness groups, meal plans, and more! There are monthly fitness contests that you can sign up for, for just $10. For the new year, you get the first month (January) fitness contest for free. Follow Maggie on Instagram @fitness_maggie for more information & updates!
Put dance into your workout routine with Jazzercise at the Crofton Fitness Center! For now, they have local livestream sessions that include Flip Fusion, Dance, Strength, and Intervals. Their limited time only deal for 2021 is a free first month and no sign-up fee. Unlimited classes would then be $65 a month starting in February. Or, sign-up for lower commitments, like 1 class for $20, 5 classes for $90, or 10 classes for $120. Dance your way through the new year with Jazzercise virtual classes!
Local In-Person Fitness
Future of Fitness
If you are looking for a way to interact with other motivated exercisers and improve your fitness, the Future of Fitness is the place for you! Future of Fitness is a personal and group training studio in Crofton, MD. Their services included 1 on 1 fitness classes, small group training, body work, nutritional guidance, and fitness classes. Try a free workout with them today to see if they would be a good fit for your new year’s resolutions. Follow Future of Fitness on Instagram @futureoffitness for more information & updates!
Pure Barre Crofton
The perfect mix of livestream and in-person workouts can be found at Pure Barre Crofton. Pure Barre features four total body barre workouts including foundations, classic, pure empower, and pure reform. Try a free barre workout before you go to their studio classes. The studio is open Monday & Wednesday from 5am-8pm, Tuesday & Thursday from 5am-8:30pm, Friday from 5am-6pm, Saturday from 7:30am-11:30am, and Sunday from 8am-12pm. You can even sign up for Pure Barre Go to take your workout on-the-go! Pure Barre Go is a tailored workout designed to work inside your home and is for $29.99 a month. Take charge of your fitness routine either in-person or online!
Looking for a gym to start working out for the new year? Join Gold’s Gym in Crofton, MD. Members enjoy personal training and/or small group instruction with cardio and strength equipment available. Group classes include pilates, yoga, or spin. Onsite childcare is also available along with private showers, saunas, and a Cardio Cinema, for exercises and a movie. Begin with a free pass and then choose either the Basic, Multi +, or Gold membership from $14.99 to $29.99 a month. Join this local gym today!
You can’t out train a bad diet, so check out these local meal prep companies for help with delicious, healthy meals.
John’s Fit Meals
If you’re trying to save time and stay healthy, John’s Fit Meals is the best way to start! You can order either custom prep, bulk prep, or pre-made meals that are delivered to local pick-up spots or straight to your home each week. All items and meals are made fresh and from scratch. John’s Fit Meals provide a selection of foods from breakfast, lunch, and dinner options, to bulk protein, veggies, and carbs, all under $15. Make meals and eating this new year so much healthier!
Jimmy’s Famous Meals are best for your strict macro-based diet! As a subsection of Jimmy’s Seafood, it is a Maryland landmark that has been featured on Food Network and Travel Channels. Their food is antibiotic free and organic. Subscribe to a number of meals a week, for example 5 meals for $55 a week, or simply build your own meal for $12. Jimmy’s Famous Meals provides free delivery on $50 minimum orders. Get the convenience of delivery and healthy foods options from this meal prep service!
Buy a meal to give a meal through Territory Foods. Territory Foods is connected to Feed America by providing more than a pound of food for each Territory Foods order. There are vegan and vegetarian options along with other healthy options. Each meal is free of refined sugars, gluten-free, non-dairy, sustainably sourced, and freshly made. Check out their website for calories and prices of each meal. Not only will you fulfill your own resolutions this new year, but you will make meals easier for those who need it most!
Staying fit requires both exercise and a healthy diet. The options above offer you the ability to do both this new year, all while supporting local businesses. We wish you good luck as you pursue your resolutions in 2021!