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7 unique workouts in San Diego to start the year strong

Posted at 4:27 PM, Jan 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-03 19:53:03-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — Working out at a gym everyday may not be the best approach to new years resolutions for some San Diegans.

Classes or fitness programs may offer the best approach for some and that allow for some workout experiences that may not be traditional but are just as effective.

For some, it's time to look beyond the dumbbells and treadmills, and there's no shortage of activities to help make that happen.

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If you're in need of jazzing up you workout routine to start the new year strong, look no further than these unique options:

Mermaid Fitness - Hotel Del Coronado
Get in core work, cardio, strength training, and swimming with an upbeat workout and even a mermaid tail!

Axe Throwing - Various locations in San Diego
It's not a traditional workout class but you'll probably work up a sweat all the same. Axe throwing has become more and more popular, with multiple places in San Diego offering the traditional Canadian pastime. You'll definitely feel a work out in your arms after a session!

Aerial Yoga - La Jolla
Get your yoga fix while suspended over La Jolla! Aerial Yoga is aimed at helping participants gently deepen stretches and build strength and flexibility.

Rock Climbing - Various locations in San Diego
With various rock climbing gyms around San Diego, it's easy to grab a workout out while taking on the indoor elements! Climbers use their whole body while they climb, with some locations offering yoga and fitness programs as well!

Indoor Ninja Playground - Chula Vista
Kids need to get out their energy too, right? Ninja Factory provides an indoor, "ninja warrior" style playground for kids (and even adults) take on obstacles courses, monkey bars, and a warped wall!

Fun Pole Fitness - North Park
Combine fitness and dancing on the pole! Pole dancing classes offer a challenge for beginning or expert participants with all types of training programs.

Leash Your Fitness - Various locations in San Diego
Work out with your best friend! Leash Your Fitness gives you and your dog a challenge, with hiking, yoga, and dog obedience training!