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How to Get Fit on a Budget

Ways to add Fitness when you're on a Budget

If you are tight on money or find yourself stuggleing to afford a gym membership or fitness classes than you should find other ways to fit fitness into your life. You don't need to spend hundreds of dollars on yoga classes at a fancy studio or waste money on a gym membership that you know you won't use enough to make the monthly membership fee pay off. 

The good news is that there are many different ways to add fitness into your life without spending a fortune. And with summer around the corner, there are even more ways to get a workout with minimal cost.

Here are some budget friendly alternatives to gym memberships to get you started towards a healthier lifestyle!

1. Daily Burn​

Daily burn is one of my favorite workout subscription programs and it is super affordable!​ It's even better than a gym because they offer a wide varitey of fitness courses and new content get added daily. To get you started on the right track you will answer a series of questions that will get you custom workout plan recommendation. They have everything you could possible want to try, from yoga to cardio to HIIT and even dance-based aerobic workout! 

Cost is very low, especially when compared to the cost of a gym membership or fitness classes. You can also get started with a 30 day free trial to test out the program and see if it's a good fit for you! After the 30 day free trial you can continue your membership for only $14.95 per month! (Workouts can be viewed on TV, computer, phone or tablet). ​

If you are interested in learning more about they workouts Daily Burn has to offer you can read my full Daily Burn review. If you would like to get started with a 30 day free trial you can click here. ​

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2. Bikini Body Guide

The second program that I would like to share with you is one of my favorites. This is the program that I make sure to do every spring so that I have my body ready for bikinis by the time summer roles around. Jen's Bikini Body program is has everything you need to get your whole body into amazing shape!

The awesome thing about it is that it's a one-time cost. After you purchase it it's yours and you can go through the program as many times as you would like. It include online instructional videos, nutrition guide, shopping list and even a bonus 21 day "Booty Blast" workout to get you the butt of your dreams! It's a one-time cost of $29.99 PLUS a 60 day money back guarantee! ​

You can learn more about the Bikini Body Guide by reading my full Bikini Body Guide review or if you would like to purchase this program you can do so by visiting the official website. ​

Related: How to Get Professional Yoga Class for only $1.00!​

3. The Free Workout

The third option of total budget friendly fitness is to skip all paid options completely and get a workout by going outside and going for a run. The great outdoors can give you a complete full body workout if you know where to go. Here are several outdoor workout ideas that you can do for FREE

  • Go for a run/jog
  • Talk a walk around town
  • Take a hike on local trails
  • Go for a bike ride
  • Swim laps at your community pool 
  • Participate in gardening 
  • Workout at your local park
  • Play tennis at free tennis courts
  • Join a ultimate frisbee club
  • Browse YouTube videos for workouts
  • Do yardwork
  • Jumprope
  • Take the stairs every chance you get

The list can go on and on but the important thing is that you don't let finances stand in the way of living a healthy lifestyle. If you are motivated enough, nothing can stand in the way of adding fitness to your life!