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6 clever tools and apps to help you get around paying for a gym membership

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  You don't need a gym membership to get in shape this year. In
  fact, the inconvenience of one may be one reason your resolution
  to work out more isn't sticking.
  
  Below you'll find six clever tricks to working up a sweat
  without the commitment and cost of a gym membership.
  

  Signing up for a gym in January is about as American as apple
  pie. Winter passes in a haze of puffy coats, comforting holiday
  foods, and gratuitous celebratory drinking. By the time January
  has rolled around, we're practically itching for a change. We
  feel gross, we research juicers online, and we sign up at the gym
  that's always packed at 6 p.m. 

  But you don't need a gym membership to be healthier, stronger, or
  more flexible. You can workout consistently - and, yes, be
  challenged - without the commitment, cost, crowds, and any other
  string of downsides that keep us from actually using said
  memberships. And you can do it without paying $30 for a boutique
  fitness class every time, too. 

  Below, you'll find six ways to get around signing up for a gym
  membership. You'll still get a great workout, but you won't be
  tied down to any fees, locations, or genres if you don't decide
  to be. 

  Here's how to get a great workout in without ever committing to a
  gym:

  • You don't need a gym membership to get in shape this year. In fact, the inconvenience of one may be one reason your resolution to work out more isn't sticking.
  • Click through this slide show to find six clever tricks to working up a sweat without the commitment and cost of a gym membership.

Signing up for a gym in January is about as American as apple pie. Winter passes in a haze of puffy coats, comforting holiday foods, and gratuitous celebratory drinking. By the time January has rolled around, we're practically itching for a change. We feel gross, we research juicers online, and we sign up at the gym that's always packed at 6 p.m.

But you don't need a gym membership to be healthier, stronger, or more flexible. You can work out consistently - and, yes, be challenged - without the commitment, cost, crowds, and any other string of downsides that keep us from actually using said memberships. And you can do it without paying $30 for a boutique fitness class every time, too.

Here, you'll find six ways to get around signing up for a gym membership. You'll still get a great workout, but you won't be tied down to any fees, locations, or genres if you don't decide to be.

Here's how to get a great workout in without ever committing to a gym:
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