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Need Exercise Equipment? Set Aside A Little Money & Watch For Sales

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I do not have room for a treadmill or stationary bike, so I set aside a little money every week until I had enough money get good running shoes, free weights, resistance bands, medicine ball, pedometer, & stability ball. I did not get them in one shopping trip, but set aside money once a week, set a goal TO BE MET by the end of the month, COMPLETED the goal, looked for sales, and then bought the exercise equipment. I not only saved money, but I made sure NO EXCUSES when it comes to exercising! emoticon

- Submitted by JANEXA 9/5/2010 in Exercise | 4 Comments
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JIBBIE49 9/7/2010 12:13:00 AM

    Put an ad on CRAIGSLIST and tell people what you need. It is amazing the people who will GIVE stuff away because they are moving, getting divorced, or just never used the equipment! At least, they will give a GOOD price.
FELIXC 9/6/2010 6:33:00 PM

    Some cities even have used sports equipment stores. There was a great one around here called "Play it Again Sports." (I think it closed.) But, it was great! I bought 18 golf balls for $1.00--perfect for me because they always end up in the water or lost anyway! Those kinds of stores are GREAT places to save money on fitness equipment!
ANGELBEAR94 9/6/2010 11:55:00 AM

    Great Idea!! I live alone on a budget and that would be a great way to start, piece by piece.
WICCANCHICK73 9/5/2010 3:46:00 PM

    GREAT way to stay motivated!! emoticon

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