Getting exercise is important, and everyone knows that. The Center for Disease Control recommends getting 2.5 hours of moderately intensive aerobic activity and strengthening activities that work all major muscle groups 2 or more days a week. So, you don’t need a fancy gym membership to accomplish this. All you need to do is live at Alexan Auburn Lakes in Spring Texas. For the aerobic activity requirement, you have several options. You can start by running up and down the stairs. This will also strengthen your legs as well as get your heart pumping. Then check out the athletic club where you can beat your last time on the treadmill or continue your leg work out on the elliptical machine. Swim laps in one of the tropical pools. Jog a few times around the Auburn Loop, you can even bring your dog. You can also chase your dog around the bark park and then take him to the groom room. Scrubbing your pooch also counts towards the aerobic activity. For the strengthening part, there are free weights and weight machines in the cross fit room. Balance balls, medicine balls and resistance bands are also available. Plus there is lots of open floor space and mats for down ward facing dog, tree or one of the warrior yoga poses. There you can enjoy views of the pool for some tranquil meditation. After all of this exercise, grab your choice of protein and head to one of the many outdoor grills or to the cooking court and feed those muscles. Stop by Alexan Auburn Lakes luxury apartments today and see all this community has to offer.