There's nothing like putting Justin Timberlake's Sexy Back to make a room full of strangers sweat, rather than forcing you to make that final replay even tougher. Group Trainingis a great way to stay motivated, but it can often cost a pretty penny. Have you ever wanted to try this shiny new yoga studio across the street, but you do not want to pay a three-digit amount a month to find your Zen?
Do not worry, with a little research, you may be able to achieve free training courses in your city. Here are some clever ways to save money, with which you can still work up a sweat for free!
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9659007] Many community institutions or churches offer free training courses to do more business, donations to collect or just to be good Samaritans. Libraries often offer yoga or pilates, while the parks and recreation areas in your town offer group hikes or outdoor boot camps. Check out the websites of your city or county library system, the parks, and the recreation department to find out what types of courses are offered.
For example, if you live in San Francisco, Grace Cathedral offers free yoga (with a recommended donation) Tuesday at 6:15 pm There is nothing better than making the downhill dog between the benches. I'm serious, it's really fun – I did it last week.
In New York City, the Shape Up NYC program offers free yoga, kickboxing, dance and more. If you live in or near a big city, you have a good chance of finding free exercise classes. But even if you live in a smaller city, you should check if fitness programs are available in your city's parks and leisure department.
If you live near a shopping district in the city center, there is probably a Lululemon. or another fitness business nearby. Lululemon runs weekly free group runs in the city. What a funny way to walk around (to suffer) with other people to motivate you! It's also a great way to meet people and explore the city if you're new to the area.
REI and Athleta also offer fitness classes nationwide in their stores, ranging from field-based camping workshops to Pilates. It should be noted, however, that there are a small fee for many REI courses. f058-4542-9b19-4f49ac0be42c / Panas-688034704.jpg “/>
Running in a group can be much more fun than doing it alone. Your city's local running shop is likely to offer free group sessions.
If you have local sports stores, check if they also offer fitness classes. In the San Francisco Bay Area, Sports Basement offers a variety of courses, from zumba to cycling, and A Runner's Mind hosts weekly runs. In New York City, the JackRabbit running shop also hosts weekly races.
Ask your local gym or yoga studio if there is an exchange program. In some locations, you can clean the changing rooms or staff the reception for a free class or reduced membership. You may need to wipe some sweaty mats, but remember how much you save!
If you've searched everywhere and there are not any good free classes in your area, you can always go back to the good old. Hey, maybe you can even invite your friends and start your own virtual training class from the comfort of your living room! Mix a few healthy green smoothies and make a party. Whatever gets you moving.