kids are a good source of excercise for free too. there are soo many things you can do, such as tag, hopscotch, hide and seek, pig in the middle, annie annie over, pretty much any game you can think of where you actually move around. with little to no equipment needed it sure does work.
Another cheap way to get fit is trade/borrow fitness DVD's with friends. Or, most gyms offer free guest passes if you want to try before you buy, or as a great way to workout free when it is too hot, cold, wet, etc. outside.
8/12/2008 4:45:40 PM
I have had a netflix membership for a few years now and just recently discovered their library of workout videos. The best part is that some are offered as "watch it now" movies, that you can watch immediately on your computer! It's great for me because I can workout whenever the mood strikes, and it's not boring. It's also a great way to introduce yourself to new instructors - Jillian Michaels (a trainer from The Biggest Loser) is my new favorite!
I think this article is great, but I must caution about purchasing the bender ball. I purchased one back in June for my daughter and myself. Since then I have been charged for a total of $49 for product that I did not order (apparently I forgot to uncheck a box about extra product). It has taken almost 2 months to receive my refund and then it took another week to have the shipping & handling refunded (it's against their policy to refund s&h).
Anyways, I think it's a great product, just a word of caution when dealing with the company.
8/12/2008 1:49:41 PM
Wow! forgot about the library..ive been looking for a bike on craigslist..thanks
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