Data from costhelper.com reports that the average gym membership usually costs about $40/month. College students are some of those individuals who are most likely to purchase a membership. Research has shown that most people don’t use their gym passes regularly. If a 20 year old individual decided that he would use the tips in this section to save his gym pass expenses, this decision could be worth over $850,000 dollars at retirement.
- http://www.ehow.com/ Ehow.com has videos of numerous home workouts that can be completed very inexpensively. Just do a video search for Home Workout. There is even a video of how to get a workout using a Nintendo Wii. There are 1230 home exercise videos on the site.
- http://articles.moneycentral.msn.com/SavingandDebt/ConsumerActionGuide/HowToQuitTheGymOrAnything.aspx?page=1 is a great article that will provide you with instructions for how to get out of your gym contract so you can start saving sooner.
- http://www.craigslist.com provides a place where you could easily sell your gym memberships early.