Health and wellness are very important. What amenities should I look for in my TCC apartment to keep me in tip-top shape?

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Staying fit seems to be at the forefront of everyone's mind these days, whether it be staying in shape for a sport or for your own personal health. College life can sometimes make staying healthy a bit more challenging. Skipping meals, too little sleep, and late night snacks are a few causes of weight gain in college students. There are plenty of affordable TCC apartments that have awesome amenities to help keep you in good physical standing.

Fitness Centers

There are a number of apartments near Tallahassee Community College with state-of-the-art  fitness centers on property. What does this mean to you as a renter? You have access to the fitness center nearly 24-hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. The best part? There are no monthly gym membership fees, and you can hit the gym whenever best fits your schedule.You can get a quick workout in and barely have to leave the apartment. Most on-site fitness centers have top of the line equipment that is usually updated every couple of years. Many fitness communities offer group fitness classes at no additional charge. Some even have personal trainers at your disposal. Whether you like to create your own fitness routine or prefer a little guidance during your workout, the options are almost endless.

Swimming Pools

Swimming is another great way to stay in shape. Many apartments close to TCC have resort style swimming pools with added amenities like lounge chairs, a sun deck or even an area to cook out. Not only are pools a great place to exercise, but they can be used to beat the summer heat, work on your tan or meet up with friends. Most apartment communities offer a wide-variety of fun resident activities -- which often includes summer pool parties. Swimming is much easier on your joints compared to running and you can get the same type of cardiovascular workout. Some of the Tallahassee apartment communities even offer lanes to swim laps in -- though you don't have to be a professional swimmer to take advantage of this perk. Another benefit of apartments with pools is the heated spa, which is great for relaxing after a hard workout or to enjoy a cool evening. You don't even have to worry about cleaning or maintaining it!

Public Parks

If swimming or going to the gym isn't really your thing there are plenty of public parks in close proximity to apartments near TCC. Apartments in Downtown Tallahassee are just minutes from several community fun like the state capitol and Cascades Park, home to boulder climbing, a beachscape and running paths. If that's not enough to get your attention this 24-acre park has plenty of grass for a relaxing yoga session or game of frisbee. Want to learn more about Tallahassee's public parks and activities? Click here to see what's happening in your neighborhood! If taking a leisurely stroll is more up your alley, check out the Historic Art District, which is about a ten-minute drive from the TCC campus. There is nothing like getting outside and enjoying the fresh outdoor air!

With all of these amenities, you won't have to worry about getting in a workout between class and work! Your apartment near Tallahassee Community College has you covered!

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