Five Ways to Get Healthy For Free

When money gets tight, usually the first thing to be cut out are gym memberships and healthier food options. Don’t let your bank account determine how healthy you are. Instead, follow these great tips on how to stay healthy for free. Yes, that’s right, free.

If you have to cut your gym membership, that is okay. There are several other ways to exercise without spending a dime. One way to get a good workout in is to borrow exercise DVDs from the library. Sure, you will find some old Jane Fonda tapes there, but you can also find the latest workouts from Jillian Michaels and other fitness experts too. If you don’t like the selection, you can always put in a request.

Track Your Calories for Free

Weight Watchers has proven to be a very effective way for individuals to lose weight. Why? Because dieters keep track of what they eat! However, you can track your food and lose weight for free. There are several encouraging weight loss communities online. My Fitness Pal and Spark People are just two sites that are full of individuals who have lost weight and many more wanting to lose weight. You can easily track your calories and get motivation and accountability.

A Free Yoga Class Every Week

You already know that yoga is a great exercise to keep your flexible and stress-free. Now, you can enjoy a free class each week from YogaToday. After the week, the cost of the class goes back to normal price.

Find Free Workouts on Youtube

Another great source of free workouts is on Youtube. Don’t be leery. You will be amazed at how many good and professional workouts there are from fitness experts. Search through the exercise channels to find workouts you love.

There’s an App for That

There are hundreds of free health apps available for you to use. You can download apps that will help you sleep, ones that will allow you to track calories, and others that will track your walk or run.

Just because money is tight doesn’t mean that you have to stop being healthy. You just have to be creative with your workouts and eating. You may also be able to find many places locally that offer free health services, such as a check up or screening. Don’t be afraid to ask.


Please consult your chiropractor or primary care physician prior to implementing any exercise changes.


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