Fit for Free: No-cost Chicago workouts
Looking your best doesn’t have to mean spending a lot. Chicago has plenty of free options for stellar workouts. Lace up your running shoes, borrow a yoga mat and get going.
Yoga on the lake with Fitness Formula Clubs
Fitness Formula Clubs offers lakeside yoga twice a week on the southernmost tip of Belmont Harbor. Classes meet Tuesdays from 6:30pm-8:00pm and Sundays from 11:00am-12:30pm. Classes are free, even if you are not a gym member. All you need is a yoga mat and sunscreen. For more information check out this video and meet your instructor.
Running is free and a great workout. Running alone is lonely. TimeOut Chicago listed the top 10 running clubs in Chicago (in no particular order).
Living in a city with a park as beautiful as Millennium Park is amazing! Enjoying a free workout in that same park is tremendous. The City of Chicago offers free workouts in Millennium Park every Saturday through September 10. Come for yoga, stay for Pilates and finish up with Zumba all three are accompanied by live musicians.
Own a bike? Then hit the road. Chicago Bike Trails offers a rundown of (wait for it) Chicago bike trails. Listing of more than 90 trails in Cook County and beyond, you’ll run out of energy before you run out of trails.