Factor in Health and Wellness When You Move

Although exciting, moving can be stressful. As you begin considering important factors for you and your family – such as job commute, schools and entertainment – don't forget a few other variables that need to fit your lifestyle, like local healthcare and wellness offerings.


You’ll want to evaluate whether your new location is near reputable medical care facilities such as hospitals, walk-in clinics, reliable family physicians, dental offices and pharmacies.

A leader in health and wellness care, the Norman Regional Health System is an award-winning, multi-campus system that provides for the health and wellness needs of south-central Oklahoma. This includes the HealthPlex which features cardiovascular services, spine and orthopedic surgery as well as women’s and children’s services.

The Norman Regional Health System also provides outpatient diagnostic centers, medical transport services, physician services, community wellness services and much more.



Scope out the best places for a healthy meal before your move to ensure you don’t forfeit your healthy habits when you arrive. Whether it’s a grocery store offering fresh, healthful options or a restaurant when you don’t have time to eat at home, being prepared will enable you to stick to your healthy lifestyle.

When shopping for groceries in Norman, try out The Earth Natural Foods, Sprouts, Natural Grocers or one of the many other grocery store options. For a quick yet healthy bite to eat, check out The Earth Café & Deli, Coriander Café, Coolgreens or Zoë’s Kitchen.



Are you into CrossFit? Or, maybe you prefer to de-stress with yoga? Evaluate the options near your new location to see what’s available and what you may be missing.

From Koda CrossFit to Ashtanga Yoga Studio and rock climbing at Climb UP to personal training at Gold’s Gym, Norman has your fitness cravings covered. You name it – you can find it nearby.



Whether you’re an avid cyclist or runner and need some new gear or you’re just looking for a basketball goal for your kids, there are local stores that can handle your sporting good needs.

Stop by OK Runner for a running shoe consultation or swing into Buchanan Bicycles on Campus Corner for bike parts of expert service. You can buy, sell and trade sporting goods at Play It Again Sports or head over to Academy or Sun & Ski for other outdoor equipment.

Norman has a lot to offer for all types of lifestyles. But, look no further for a full array of health and wellness options that will keep you on the right track.