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9 Fun and Free Workout Ideas


Just because money’s tight doesn’t mean you have to eliminate work-outs from your life altogether. There are tons of things you can do to stay toned for free – and most of them are literally at your fingertips.

TV Interval Workout:

Here’s how to get the most out of a TV workout: During the show, do low-impact, low effort exercises like leg lifts and squats. During the commercial breaks, that’s when you do crunches, push-ups and other exercises that require more exertion and focus.

Use Your Community:

You’d be surprised how many ways there are to do group exercises classes- for free! Many yoga studios offer a free community class at least once a month. Adult education centers, hospitals and other health care facilities also offer free get-fit classes. ACAI Fat Burn #3 all Pure Diet Pill with Green Tea, Grapefruit, Apple Cider, and more for Weight Loss and fat burning

Try Everything Once:

Almost every gym offers a free trial period to potential members. Max out on free trial passes to gyms in your area – and you won’t max out your wallet. Play a Sport: You might not be in high school anymore, but many communities have local adult sports programs – softball, soccer and hockey teams, as well as in-line skating clubs and programs, and they’re all free! Search online for the team sport or group activity that appeals to you.

Beg, Borrow (but don’t Steal):

Chances are, you know someone with at least one piece of exercise equipment that’s not being used right now. Ask if you can borrow it. They’ll be happy to know someone’s putting their dumbbells to good use even if they’re not!

House workout:

30 Minutes of vacuuming burns 75-125 calories; washing dishes burns around 77 calories; window washing burns 105 calories and mopping the floors will sweat off 112 calories per half hour. Makes you want to put on your apron and get cleaning, doesn’t it?

Can It:

Dried goods and other “weights” can be used in a pinch to buff up biceps and tone thighs. Hold cans like free weights for bicep curls and use bags of rice or beans, or even frozen vegetables as a leg weight while doing leg lifts.

Gym On Demand:

Most “On Demand” features of cable tv include an exercise section and your local library has workout dvds and vhs tapes that you can borrow – for free! Personal Stairmaster: If you have a full staircase, literally, walk, then run, up and down your stairs as a cardio workout. You can also use any small set of stairs to stretch out your calves and shins before and after a run or walk through your neighborhood.