22 Ways to Get a Free or Discounted Workout
Explore these classes to find your best fit, or try them all for a month of cheap exercise options.
You bought new sneakers, filled up your water bottle, and downloaded all your favorite podcasts. It's finally time to get back on track toward your fitness goals. But the question remains of where do you go to work out? With so many options, price levels, and types of exercise, it's tricky to know where your abilities and health aspirations will fit.
We've compiled a list of our favorite free trial classes, discounted intro rates, and online subscriptions to help you find the workout that works for you. Try a few to find your favored class, or simply try them all to spend a month working out for free. We won't tell if you don't.
Free Trial Classes
This 30-minute kickboxing class is perfect for someone who wants a super fast workout with awesome results. Classes run every 30-minutes, and the first one is free.
Combine your favorite pilates and yoga class with light weight training and ballet-inspired moves for this toning workout. Your first week at PureBarre is free, and if you take 3 classes during your intro week, you'll be eligible to receive a discounted intro month.
The famous workout offers a free intro class at select locations for the most intense workout of weightlifting, running, rowing, and gymnastic-style movements.
Try Orangetheory for a free 1-hour workout, and you'll love the heart rate-focused high intensity workout.The class is run in a group setting while trainers also give you personalized attention.
Think hot yoga with some light strength training, Corepower yoga is a fantastic way to get in touch with your mind and body connection. Try your first week free.
This luxury gym has everything you could want in a family workout space. Most locations have tons of group exercise classes, pools, basketball courts, and expansive weight and cardio areas. Your first visit is free.
Snag a free VIP day pass to Gold's Gym. Use one of their cardio machines for a solo workout, or join in on one of the many group exercise classes.
Known for affordable gym memberships, you can try this very colorful gym for one day free.
Get your first class free and you'll love the high intensity cardio kickboxing workout. Attendees use large boxing bags for a full body exercise that will leave you craving more. Be sure to bring or buy gloves.
Get a free three-day trial of fitness classes, plus access to cardio equipment and the simple weight training area for all your basic workout needs.
Sign up online for a free guest pass to this luxury gym, and if you're lucky you may be able to swing a three day trial pass.
Free Trial Online Workout
Give Barre3 a try with a fifteen-day trial of their online pilates-like classes. Workout from the comfort of your own home, with the flexibility of your schedule.
Stream all of the BeachBody workouts for fourteen free days to find one that works with your fitness abilities.
The Daily Burn takes some of the best workouts, like Barre, pilates, yoga, and Zumba, and packs them all onto one website. Try the online workouts for thirty days completely free.
Bar Method uses low-impact workouts like pilates, yoga, and ballet to make the perfect strength and flexibility training exercise. Your first month at Bar Method gets you one month of unlimited classes for a super discounted price.
This unique pilates-like class works every muscle in your body on their special SolidCore machines. Most intro classes are around $10, and are well worth it for the intense class.
Get a Flywheel Sports intro class for $15, and you'll love the way they make you feel. Flywheel is their unique spin class, while Flybarre is a barre-style workout.
First time riders can try the super trend for about $20, depending on the location. If you enjoy the club music, dark lights, and epic ride, you can purchase a SOUL starter pack for discounted classes.
ClassPass is your one-stop-shop for tons of group exercise classes at discounted prices. If your city is included in the program, you can purchase a package of classes to use at hundreds of studios and gyms across the country.
Groupon regularly offers discounted class package deals for local gyms and studios. Check what's available in your area for more details.
Always Free Classes
Many of the high-end athleisure stores offer free, in store classes like yoga and run clubs. Be sure to check your local Lululemon, and if you're lucky enough to have one that does this, it's always free.
Many Nike locations sponsor run clubs that bring people together for a great, always free workout.