There is a big misconception out there that losing weight and being healthy has to be an expensive endeavor. But these days, there are so many programs available that are free and will help you lose weight without breaking the bank.
There is no need to pay for an expensive gym or sign up for costly boot camp classes.
Whether you’re trying to lose 10 pounds or 50, here are some free programs to help you lose weight.
Blogilates is the fitness brain child of Cassey Ho and she was recently featured in People Magazine. She offers tons of free workout videos and even includes a beginner one-month program. She also has tons of tips and recipes to help you in the nutrition aspect of losing weight.
Most of her videos are short enough that you can fit them into your lunch break—giving you no excuse to not get it done!
Labrada Lean Body for Her
Labrada offers a 12-week body transformation workout guide, completely free! Plenty of Facebook groups have been created with people touting their impressive results from the 12-week challenge.
It focuses on weight lifting and helps you get started, easing into it with ultimate fat blasting by month 3. It also gives you nutrition to follow. It is a complete workout and eating program to help you lose weight and stay on track.
While you do need weights, there is always a workout from home option.
There are lots of iPhone apps that will help you keep track of your fitness. The Breeze App is one that tracks your steps through your iPhone. No need to wear a pesky pedometer because the Breeze app uses your own phone’s GPS capabilities to track your distance.
A great goal to start with is 10,000 steps a day. When you’re ready for some serious weight loss, move it up to 12,000 steps a day.
Jamie Eason’s LiveFit Trainer
Jamie Eason’s LiveFit Trainer is another completely free 12-week workout program and nutritional guide.
The workout program gets progressively harder as the weeks wear on, but participants who complete the program have had fabulous results.
My Fitness Pal
If you’re not quite ready to get started on a fitness routine, My Fitness Pal allows you to track your calorie intake. Simply input everything you eat for the day, and My Fitness Pal will do the math.
They also have a section where you can add in your workouts and it will tell you an estimate of the calories burned.
Get access to tons of free workouts through Fitness Blender. This helps you change it up and never get bored in your workout routine.