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Get Fit for Free

Exercise has many benefits and you can be active in many ways without spending any money. Learn how to get moving without spending a dime.

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  • Getting fit doesn't have to cost money! Check out these free ways to be active in and out of the house:
  • Be active without spending a dime with these #exercise ideas from the National Institute on Aging at NIH:
  • Physical activity is key to healthy aging. Doing endurance, strength, balance, & flexibility exercises regularly can help you maintain health and independence as you age. This infographic has ideas on getting fit without spending money:


Exercise is key to healthy aging. Physical activity can make your muscles stronger, increase your heart rate, improve your balance, and stretch your muscles, just to name a few benefits. Try all 4 types of exercise for the most benefits: endurance, strength, balance, and flexibility.

Not sure how to get moving? Here are some ideas that don't cost a dime.

  • Go for a hike in a park or up and down some stairs.
  • Make your own weights with water bottles or other household items.
  • Participate in a community-sponsored cleanup or fun run/walk.
  • Join a local recreation sports league.
  • Walk or roll with friends or family at the mall or around your neighborhood.

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