By Hailey Tolleson
Did you tell yourself at the beginning of the year that you were going to work out more? If you didn’t keep your promise, we won’t judge. Instead we’re here to suggest fun ways to get excise for $5 or under.
- Lose Yourself to Dance!
Trick yourself into getting in a workout by taking a Zumba class. In class you will work on toning up. Not Beyoncé? That’s okay because bad dancing is still a workout. It’s only $5 to drop in.
Where: Maple Street Dance
3215 Central Ave.NE
Albuquerque Nm 87106
When: Tuesday 5:25pm-6:25pm
- Pump it up!
Are you fickle about fitness? Liberty gym allows you to drop-in for $5 a visit without worrying about monthly dues. Their facilities include aerobic equipment, exercise equipment, and free weights. If all that seems intimidating they also have personal trainers to help guide you on proper techniques.
Where: Liberty Gym
2401 Jefferson St NE
Albuquerque NM 87110
When: Monday-Friday 4:30am-10pm
- It’s Okay to be a Poser!
Does end of the semester stress have you feeling downward, dog? Work out the tension in your muscles by taking a yoga class at Helix coffee and yoga. Most classes are offered in the morning and cost $5. If you have kids, they also have a playroom. Classes are small and are first come first serve, so get there a few minutes early.
Where: Helix coffee and yoga
3612 Campus Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
When: Check out the class schedule here.
- Exercising Doesn’t Have to be a Big Dill!
Caesar Chavez Community Center has four indoor pickleball courts and equipment. Unfortunately, it has nothing to do with pickles. Pickle ball is a combination of badminton, tennis and table tennis. It’s a sport that has attracted players young and old, so grab your friends and try it out.
Where: Caesar Chavez Community Center
1325 Palomas Dr Se,
Albuquerque, NM 87108
When: Monday 8:30-11am
- Water You Waiting For?
Summer is not quite here yet, but that doesn’t mean you can’t go swimming. Highland pool has indoor pools open to the public. During the day it’s open to those who want to swim laps and, in the evening,, it’s geared more towards recreation and families. Usually it costs $2.50 to swim, but if you go on Friday evening, it’s only $0.50!
Where: Highland Pool
When: Check out the schedule here.
We hope you enjoy these frugal fitness activities and achieve your fitness goals!