6 Reader-Approved Ways to Get Fit Without the Gym

No gym? No problem! Our readers share how they get fit at-home and outdoors

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skating

Getting out and playing like a kid. Riding a bike, ice-skating, cross-country skiing, kayaking, snowboarding. - Michelle Gee, Panorama, BC

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squats

Squats! They are a great workout for your legs, gluteus and core. You can do them anywhere, no gym required. - Marcella Zatwarniski, Regina, SK

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home-fitness

 

I move the furniture in my living room so I can do fitness classes like Zumba and yoga from home. - Jennifer O'Donnell, Calgary, AB

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walking

 

Walk as much as you can to do your errands and enjoy the outdoors. Walk at both a comfortable pace and a brisk pace to get a better workout. - Lori Lam, Toronto, ON (Read more on Why Walking is the New Wonder Drug)

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walking-with-friends

Make time to get outdoors for a walk no matter what the weather. It will refresh and energize you. - Georgia Bell, Gold River, BC

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dancing

 

Get off the couch, computer, gaming device or cell phone and MOVE! - Debbie Browne, Spruce Grove, AB