Looking to get fit but don’t have any money?
Free exercise programs are easy to find.
If you want to work out in the privacy of your own home there are
multiple online programs that can get you started, help you keep on
track, and put you in touch with others for support and encouragement.
Many of these programs help you find the type of exercise you enjoy,
and provide information on nutrition and diet to help you reach your
weight loss goals.
One of the best things about getting fit online is that you can get
moral support from others, monitor and chart your progress, and yet
remain completely anonymous. There is something to be said for
operating without any pressure from others. You don’t have to make a
big deal about it among your friends and so you won’t ever be seen to
fail. Free exercise programs take the pressure out of exercise. There
is no money involved, so no risk. Many people who have a tendency to
buckle under pressure will do much better once the pressure is removed.
offers various programs for reaching different goals, such as toning
and definition, weight and fat loss, and developing lean muscle. They
also offer free diet programs. Members set their own goals, receive a
customized fitness plan and chart their progress online. Message boards
allow communication with others, making this a healthy place for
internet chat as well as great way to get in shape.
Programs for Teens
There are free programs online for children and teens too. You
can help your teen help him or herself in complete privacy and at
absolutely no risk. LearnToBeHealthy.org
is a program focused entirely on teens and children. They have special
programs that educate our young people about nutrition and physical
activity. There are many eLearning opportunities sponsored by Learn To
Be Healthy and they offer guidance and advice to parents and educators
into the bargain.
Not Sure What
You Are Looking For?
If you are overwhelmed by the number of free exercise programs you find
and you need a place to start, about.com has a great section on
exercise. Go to website http://exercise.about.com to find information
about various different types of exercise, such as cardio and strength
training, yoga and pilates, aerobic workouts and so on. You will get
ideas on how to organize your exercise schedule for success,
motivational tips to get you pumped up, and information about nutrition
to help you get there. You will also find exercises designed to
strengthen and tighten every muscle group in the body for targeted
control of hips, thighs, arms and so on.
If you want to be around others, prefer to use a live personal trainer
or think you will be more disciplined if you exercise outside of the
home, check in with your local fitness clubs to see what free offers
are around. As an example, 24 hour fitness offers a free 7 day trial
program. Go to 24hourfitness.com for details.
Don’t let the high cost of fitness centers keep you from reaching your
weight loss and fitness goals. Check out exercise programs online
or call your local fitness center to ask about their specials. You
never know. You might like it enough to spend money on it!