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5 Ways To Be fitter For Free!

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Being in shape is great, but sometimes it is not that accessible if you simply can't afford it. A lot of gyms and classes always seem to come with a hefty price tag, which means you may just keep putting off your ideal health goals. But if you play your cards right, it is not so difficult to be fitter for free.

Find free workout events in your area

Depending on where you live, there are always events happening which allow you to burn away those calories! In fact, you may even be spoilt for choice with various options to help you be fitter for free.

You can easily find groups that meet up for daily or weekly classes like dance, yoga, pilates, swimming, and a whole range of other activities. Not only that, but you will also have the opportunity to meet new people and make friends.

Check out sites like Facebook and Meetup to find out what events like this are happening near to you.

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Use an app

With the advent of the smartphone, it is easy to download a few apps that you like, which will target very specific areas or simply give you a routine. It also means you can work out anywhere you like – whether at home or in a park.

There are even apps to assist you with your eating habits!


The site is like a goldmine for those wanting to be fitter for free. Thousands of coaches have uploaded routines that you can easily use in the comfort of your home.

All you need to do is to find the type of work out you enjoy or one aimed that is especially aimed at your fitness goal. These easy-to-follow videos guide you through each routine, step-by-step, with demonstrations – it is literally like having your very own personal coach but without having to spend any money!

Go for a run

This is a fantastic all-round workout that will target all areas in your body. And if you live near to a scenic location, you just have to pop your headphone in with your favourite music on and head off!

Do free trials

This one is particularly useful if you are trying to be fitter for free while travelling. All you need to do is to research the area you are staying in and see what gyms or classes offer free trials. This could vary from a free trial day, week or even month! So you have no excuse to not stay in shape if you go abroad.

And this is not just reserved for if you go away. You can do this in your own city too; it is an excellent way of trying out a few places before you commit to any monthly costs.

This article was originally published on @jsvondacre