Free Gym Or Fitness Center Memberships For Seniors
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Ask if you can receive a free gym membership through the Silver Sneakers program that comes with some health care programs for seniors. Programs may offer memberships at Ys, commercial gyms, or senior centers. Programs differ nationwide & consider you a "senior" at different ages.
Luckily my Silver Sneakers program is good at a very new & well-equipped Y which is only 12 minutes from home. Things might be different in other areas, but my Y is less crowded in the late morning or early afternoon because many people stop there on the way to or from work..
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Free Week Trial Passes, Free Day Passes, Free Workouts, Etc.
ALWAYS SAY YES to offers for "A free week" or "A free trial period" or "A free day pass" at a fitness center, gym or club!! Those offers are a fantastic chance to shake up your workout, freshen up your exercise routine and try different pieces of cardio or weight equipment you might not have known about. Even if you have to endure a sales pitch and have no intention to join that gym, it's a small price to pay for some otherwise FREE "zing" in your fitness routine!
Last year, when my gym membership ran out and I couldn't afford to renew it, I gathered up "Try us free for a week!" offers from at least 10 local fitness centers, and literally was able to work out at all different places around town for 2 months, for nothing! It was so fun -- and totally legal!
A lot of Colleges and Universities include things for students like free meals for special events or gym memberships. If your school has a recreation center (and most do), read up on it to find out if they offer free classes like yoga or kickboxing!
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