One of my biggest challenges is finding balance in life. I tend to go ‘all in’ with something which can be really fun, but it means that often other areas of my life suffer, such as my health and fitness. One of the best ways to keep yourself healthy and fit without noticing is to find a cheap hobby that helps keep you in shape. Anything that gets you moving, your blood pumping and calories burning will help get you fit, but the challenge might be finding one that fits well into your budget. If you’re interested in learning more, keep reading to learn more about my top cheap hobbies that will get you fit.
I love badminton because it’s such an easy sport to play – as in you don’t need much equipment to play it. It’s also something you can easily play with just one other person, so you don’t need a whole team of friends to be able to play. Badminton is a great way to get fit because you’ll be racing around the court and burning calories every step of the way.
Okay, so you’re going to need a beach nearby for this one. But surf boards aren’t really that expensive, especially if you buy one second hand. Enjoying the beach is obviously free. This can be such a fun way to get fit too, because you’ll be busy paddling out on the waves and trying to ride them back to the shore. Don’t forget to pack some sunscreen, even on those days that seem overcast!
This can be a great way to get fit because all you need to do is throw on some shoes and hit the pavement. You can make running more fun by entering into a marathon, or maybe a half marathon, by joining a running club, or by simply putting on a great playlist. It can be a great way to boost your cardiovascular fitness and to get a really toned body.
4. Yoga on Youtube
You can easily spend a lot of money getting into yoga. You can get the fanciest mat, the cutest workout clothes… you can even pay to go to those expensive classes, but there’s also the other side of yoga that you can easily do at home in the privacy of your own home with just a Youtube video to guide you! This can keep the costs low and can be a great way to stay fit while the weather is pooly outside.
I hope these affordable ways to get fit and healthy inspire you to take your health and fitness to the next level.