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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!
I have a weekly fitness schedule in Excel, with at least three choices of fitness classes or activities for every day of the week. Not only does this keep me organized and on track, but it gives me choice and flexibility in my fitness routine.
I always plan ahead prior to me becoming bored. Every two weeks-three weeks or so I try to change up my eating and fitness routine. I make it almost a mini challenge to find healthy food options (new) that i like and also new workouts. I also get my family involved: tell them my goal and they provide compliments/help along the way. I also ask for fitness related gifts.
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