Work Out on the Cheap

Work Out on the Cheap

The positive effects of working out go beyond increased strength, endurance, or flexibility and transfer very nicely to other areas of life. Even the seemingly obvious benefit of being more able-bodied has implications far outside of the gym--if you train regularly,  you are less likely to need medical care or to rely on medications, both of which make your richer and more independent. Working out can help keep your mind sharp and also imparts a mental high--you get the endorphin flowing and feel more accomplished and able throughout the day. Best of all, you can get this physiology-edifying, mood-boosting, confidence-bolstering hit for very little money, free, or even with a tiny profit. So let's take a look at some options: If you live in a city, there are most likely parks with pull-up bars (or at least monkey bars or swings you can use for pull-ups), and dip bars. Awesome. Take advantage of these resources and make the park your gym. If you...
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