Home PageMoney and Wealth 1014 practical ways to stay fit while keeping your money in your pocket  

202d55b6b5cbe45df58242c2e8fb6b9b Have you ever got tired of constantly wishing to go the gym but you just can’t? This is probably due to lack of time or lack of money. Gym membership, fitness clubs, personal trainers and fitness gear involve some serious amount of money.  But hey, achieving a fit body and healthy lifestyle should not depend on how much cash you can spend for first class training. You can actually have the same results as going to the gym with some simple tasks, a little resourcefulness, and lots of determination. Read on…

 Play Pokemon Go

There have been numerous studies proving the health benefits of walking and biking, and they’re great. These two already act as good forms of exercise, so you get to have the health benefits while not spending on transportation, or you can play “Pokemon Go” to enjoy the health benefits of walking and cycling. You don’t need expensive gym equipment, you’ll just need a good pair of walking or running shoes. Increasing the amount of steps you take daily is an easy way to improve your health. Walking, aside from being a form of physical fitness not only helps with weight loss, but helps prevent heart problems.  “Pokemon Go” is helping it’s users lead a more productive and healthy life, even in social aspect, and definitely, you get to relive your childhood. Nostalgia, it is!

 Join a fund-raising team

Health.com also recommends joining fund-raising teams, especially those sponsored by non-profit organizations. Entry fees and transportation can be a bit pricey, but these are compensated by the good cause you’re participating in. Also, you get to explore new places, meet new people, and strengthen your love for humanity while helping yourself stay fit and healthy. It’s maybe time to sign up for your first triathlon now!

 Download a free training app

Have a virtual personal trainer with the many phone apps designed to help you achieve fitness and healthy lifestyle. There are a lot of apps that are free like MyFitnessPal and GainFitness that offer customized workout plans, calorie counting, progress checks and whatnot. There are even apps that let you connect through social networking for you to connect with other app users and share tips and motivation.

Plan and prepare your healthy meals

This can be hard to do when you are an extremely busy person. But if you try to list down all the food and drinks you buy in a day, you might realize you are spending so much on items that may be doing your health more harm than the quick satisfaction you get from them. Try preparing your own healthy and cheap sandwiches and salads. You can also make your own granola bars to give you the energy you need instead of having caffeine from your daily Starbucks coffee.

 

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