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Fitness On A Budget – Tips And Tricks

Fitness On A Budget – Tips And Tricks

Physical fitness is something that everyone can achieve.

However, it isn’t always the cheapest thing to try and do.

A lot of people can and often do fall short when it comes to trying to get fit, and that’s because they don’t necessarily have a lot of money to spend.

To try and help you overcome this fairly common problem, we’re going to be taking a look at how you can do fitness on a budget.

Keep The Kit Simple


Let’s be real here.

You don’t need specially designed shirts with a breathable fabric and go faster stripes to get fit.

At the very core, you just need a pair of sweats and a pair of runners.

That’s it.

One of the easiest ways to get fit on a budget is to just keep your running gear simple.

Don’t waste time looking for expensive clothing, just find something you can move around in and get out there.

Avoid The Gym, Get Outdoors

Thankfully, it doesn’t actually cost anything to be able to go outside and exercise among nature.

Yes, some fitness programmes suggest that you go to a gym.

But you know, there’s actually a heck of a lot that don’t.

It doesn’t cost money to to a park or the beach, and you still get a good exercise without paying a lot of money.

Don’t ever fall into the trap of thinking that you’re not getting a proper fitness programme because you’re not paying hundreds for a gym membership for a year.

Take Advantage Of Offers And Deals

It might not be mainstream but if it works you can’t question it.

There’s a lot of places that offer all the facilities of a gym, but they’re not official and therefore cheaper.

For example, it isn’t uncommon for high schools and colleges to offer their facilities to the general public after hours for a small fee.

There’s often no sign up involved and it’s usually miles cheaper than paying for a proper gym experience, with often the same equipment available.

It’s often advised that you bring a friend however, because these kinds of places will pretty much expect you to get on with things by yourself, so a partner to make sure you’re safe is no bad thing.

Overall, these are just a few things that you can do to get a fitness programme on the cheap.

The gym is not everything.

It’s not a failing to want to exercise and stay fit without spending a lot of money.

You can often still get the same workout without the massive price, but it does sometimes involve getting creative.

You really have to look for opportunities and choices that will help you to exercise without breaking the bank.

Remember that if all else fails, an old pair of runners opens up a whole world of opportunity.

As long as there’s a path to go down and you’ve got the mindset to succeed, you’ll exercise for barely any money.

Stephen Coleclough
Stephen Coleclough

Stephen Coleclough is a personal trainer and online fitness/nutrition coach from the UK. He loves heavy squats, smashing PRs and bacon sandwiches. You can follow him on Twitter at ColecloughPT.

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