7. Apps

Technology also offers many ways to keep fit on a budget. There are many free fitness apps that will help you track how far you've run, how many calories you've burned off, or recommend an exercise program. Check out myfitnesspal.com for dozens of apps to choose from.

So you can get fit and stay fit, even if you don't have a lot of cash or resent spending money on a gym. Do keep yourself motivated and work out regularly though, as it's easy to be lazy about exercise when you don't have to head to the gym. What's your health and fitness goal this year?

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