Top 5 places to work out in New Farm
Date: 28 Jul, 2015 By: creative pulse
Boasting spectacular waterfront views and popular entertainment and dining establishments, New Farm is a growing suburb that is home to many Brisbane residents. Just a short walk from the city behind or the river in front, New Farm is popular for all kinds of households, with many locals who like to stay active and get outside. If you are one of the many outdoor lovers in the area, New Farm has lots of great places for a workout, including:
1. New Farm Park
One of the most popular places for a stroll in the area, the park is huge and can accommodate a lot of people, whether it be for a picnic or for a run. The park has some beautiful gardens, lots of paths to follow and big expansive grassed areas, making it ideal for a well-rounded workout. It also features tennis courts and soccer fields for those who want to get involved in some sport. The area also has toilet facilities and shaded areas for your cool down.
2. Merthyr Park
Hugging the river bend, this park is another great spot for a work out session. With a path starting from the Sydney Street ferry and a CityCycle station (take a bike if you prefer to cycle!) and ending at Merthyr Bowls Club, this park is great for jogging, cycling and brisk walks with the dog.
3. Physio on Brunswick
Just a short walk away, Physio on Brunswick is your local pilates provider in New Farm. Pilates is a great way to tone up and stay healthy and, if you have any exercise injuries from your other workouts in the area, Physio on Brunswick also offers physiotherapy and massage, as well as exercise physiologists.
4. New Farm Bowls Club
The best kind of exercise is the work out you don't realise you're doing! With the New Farm Bowls Club, you can have a lot of fun and get your daily fitness into one fun filled day. Organise to do the famous BBQ & Bowls session or participate in barefoot bowls and learn how to bowl to a backdrop of the park and riverside.
5. Powerhouse Park
To the east of New Farm, Powerhouse Park offers a great place for a jog, particularly with your furry friends. With a dog park in the centre, the park is ideal for animal lovers who want to get fit with their best friend. The park is also surrounded by the popular New Farm - Newstead Bikeway if you prefer to cycle.
For more ideas for wear to exercise in the New Farm area or for help when you've pushed yourself a little too far, Physio on Brunswick can help. Visit the clinic on Brunswick Street today!