Looking for good ways to exercise indoors without having to spend a fortune? Want a variety of workout options so that you can mix things up from time to time. Then, you will love these 10 Frugal Ways to Exercise Indoors
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** This post is informational only and not medical advice. I am not a doctor or any other health professional. Always consult with your doctor about your individual situation before beginning exercise. I make no promises or suggestions regarding your or other people’s results.**
Make The Most Of Resistance Bands.
These inexpensive bands can be used much like weights to provide a workout for your muscles. The bands can be tightened or loosened with simple hand placement to increase or lower the resistance.
Turn Common Household Items Into Exercise Equipment.
Did you know that soup cans will double as hand weights? Or that books can easily be used to do bicep curls? Check out 12 more common household items that can be used as exercise gear.
Use A Built-In Stair Climber.
Have a set of stairs in your home or at your office? Then, you have the perfect stair climber at your disposal. Even if you have no stairs available, a sturdy step stool (emphasis on sturdy and slip resistant) can give you a real stepping up and down workout.
Turn Your Outdoor Bike Into An Indoor Bike.
This great suggestion from Healthy Women is decidedly cheaper than buying a dedicated stationery bike. And stands are made specifically for this type of temporary conversion to indoor use.
Make Use Of YouTube Exercise Video Channels.
Just be aware though that anybody can post a video on YouTube so you will want to investigate video makers exercise training credentials. Here are 8 Free, Smart YouTube Health and Fitness Channels that I have found.
Online Stream Workout Videos.
A growing segment of reputable companies offer workout video streaming services accessible on your television, personal computer, or smart device. Many of these videos are made by prominent fitness and exercise experts.
Get Good Use Out Of Your Kid’s Or Your Video Gaming System.
Games such as Just Dance and Dance Dance Revolution (versions for a variety of gaming system so) will give you quite the workout and provide enough songs and competitive features to keep you from easily getting bored.
Explore Community/Recreation Center Options In Your Area.
Daily and short term passes may be available at reasonable prices, or in some cases, at no cost for residents.
Go Walking At The Mall For Free.
Some shopping centers even offer walking clubs with membership rewards programs available. Large medical malls/centers sometimes offer walking programs, as well.
Take Advantage Of Roller Skating Rink And Bowling Alley Discount Days.
A number of places will offer all you can bowl or skate specials for specific time periods. Get on your local facilities e-mail list or follow them on social media to be notified when these savings are available.
Doing exercise indoors can help keep you keep fit year round no matter what conditions are like outdoors. Luckily, great cost-saving ways to do so are easy to come by.
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