Alternative Exercises that Don’t Cost You Too Much
If you’re one of those individuals who have a tough time running, this article is for you. Most people get bored easily and find it challenging to find any calmness or clarity while they jogging or running. Below we have compiled a list of some of the best alternative exercises you can try instead of running. Also, we have listed these exercises from the most expensive ones at the top to the least expensive ones at the bottom. Students are typically required to manage their finances strictly, so workouts must be planned taking into account low finances. The below workouts are not only exciting and fun to try out, but they also won’t break your bank.
1. Pole Dancing
Pole dancing can be tough than they appear. You can find a gym nearby the campus known as Extend Fitness Studio. They have several classes per day that range from beginner’s classes to aerial hoop dance classes. Additionally, the gym offers you different types of membership programs that start from $49 per month to $130 per month.
2. Krav Maga Martial Arts
Inspired by the Defense Force in Israel, Krav Maga teaches you personal-defense, fitness basics, stress management, and how to work with your body. You can find gyms for Krav Maga all across the city that ensure you get stronger enough to face emergency situations as well as build self-confidence. Monthly memberships for Krav Maga start from $89 per month. Nonetheless, you can enjoy a free trial along with a pass for 20 bucks for each class.
3. Rock Climbing
Rock climbing, especially when it’s done indoors can be a challenging workout. More often than not, you’ll end up exhausted till the time you finish your workout, however, it’s always exciting and a unique experience to have. Each route seems like a puzzle and you are also able to toil every single area of your body. You may experience soreness in parts you hardly knew you had muscles. The good news is, Summit Climbing gym has locations throughout DFW. Not only do they have spacious indoor climbing areas, but you also get fitness and yoga classes added with your monthly membership. Besides, they also have special discounts if you are a student! The regular membership will cost you $60 per month. However, for students, the cost is only $45 each month.
4. Paddle-board Yoga
Do you wish to try Yoga but hate the awkward positions of various exercises included in it? Paddle-board yoga may just be the right fit for you.
In addition to Paddle-board Yoga, SUP DFW also offers wake surfing and aqua yoga on Lake Grapevine in Little Elm & Frisco (may not slightly far, however, those coming from a coastal area can find the trek worth it). Monthly membership offers equipment on rent on the lake of your choice, unlimited classes, events pass and wake surfing classes all just for $45 per month. As an alternative to the monthly membership, you may also pick the classes of your choice for 30 bucks each.
5. Trapeze Exercises
At Vertical Fitness Dallas, you can try aerial workouts of all types including trapeze, aerial yoga, etc. For only $25/class, they teach you how to jump from one bar to the other, fly across the air, and enjoy your exercise session simultaneously.
6. SMU gym
SMU offers free access to its exclusive fitness classes for students. The gym at SMU is in fact way better as compared to the rest. They offer tennis, basketball, swimming, etc. in addition to classes for Pilates and Yoga. All of these will be added in your tuition. Students who’re really tight on their budget, or don’t wish to travel away from their campus for a workout can benefit from these facilities offered right in their backyard.