Going to the gym can be a bore and it’ll make you unmotivated to follow through with working out. Here’s ways to save money by not getting a membership to a gym you definitely won’t go to and getting your exercise without hating every second of it!
Go for long walks and explore where you live. If you live by the beach that’s always great as exercising turns more into a fun day out than anything else. A brisk walk is good for the heart and will get your blood pumping!
Ditch the elevator and escalators and take the stairs anywhere you go! It’s an effective way to get your heart pumping if you lead a busy lifestyle.
Dancing is a great form of cardio and burns calories. Work up a sweat by dancing to your favorite tunes in the comfort of your room or even with friends. It’s a fun way to be healthy.
4. Go hiking!
Grab your friends along and go see amazing scenery. You’re working up a sweat, spending time with friends and get to be around nature. What more can you ask for?
5. Turn your chores into a workout!
This mother of four teaches you how to incorporate exercises into your daily routine, whether it is working out while folding your clothes or cooking, she has creative ways to get you fit!
Blogilates is a fitness youtube channel run by Cassey Ho. She has exercises for everyone, from beginners to the most advanced. Her videos are helpful and insightful and the best part is you can work up a sweat in the comfort of your own home.
7. Bike to work/uni!
Instead of driving, why not bike to work? Or if it’s not too far, walk. It’ll burn additional calories and is good for you.
8. Take up a new outdoor hobby!
Why not take up a new hobby such as skateboard or even rock climbing? It’ll be a new experience and extremely fun. You may even make new friends!
Swimming is great exercise fas it works every muscle in your body and it doesn’t feel like a chore. Invite your friends to the beach or go swimming in the pool to get your workout in.
10. Relive your childhood
Grab your friends and relive your favorite childhood memories by playing your favorite games such as tag! You’ll be running without even realising how much of a workout you’re getting.
Do you like these ideas on how to lose weight without going to the gym? Let us know in the comment section below!
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