Want to hit the gym without taking a hit to your wallet? Check out our list of free, convenient weekly workouts to shape up without paying a cent.
Georgetown waterfront businesses rotate to provide a free fitness class at 6 p.m. on Wednesdays through Aug. 28; participants include Down Dog Yoga, Lululemon, CorePower Yoga and more. Space is capped at 100, so registration in encouraged.
November Project is a worldwide free fitness phenomenon professing “no sign-up forms, no BS.” Meet Mondays at 6:30 a.m. at Meridian Park, Wednesdays at 5:25 and 6:20 a.m. at the Lincoln Memorial steps, and Fridays at 6:30 a.m. at rotating locations listed on their blog.
Work out on the riverfront with a rotating calendar of HIIT, yoga and more. Check out the ever-evolving calendar for a workout that suits you.
What better place to foster a quiet, meditative mood than a library? Maybe you can even get a book on your way out! Check out a class at Herndon Fortnightly Library 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Mondays, or at Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library 7:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays. Bring your own mat. See a full calendar of library events here.
Spark Yoga hosts Yoga in the Park every Wednesday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. and Sundays 9-10 a.m. Bring your own mat. On Tuesdays, change it up with Barre and Circuit Training in the Park, also hosted by Spark. All cancellations due to weather will be announced via Spark’s Facebook page 60 minutes before class begins. Arrive about 15 minutes early to sign a waiver. Outdoor classes end Sept. 1.
Come to Yoga on the Plaza 8:30-9:30 a.m. Saturdays. Ends Aug. 31.
Check out the classes at Athleta Fit Club at Reston Town Center. Courses rotate, including Plyoga, Tabata, Latin Dancing and more. View the full calendar here. If you’d rather be meditating with a peaceful lake as a backdrop, drop in for free yoga on Sunday mornings at 9:30 at Lake Anne Plaza. Finally, Restonians can head over to Reston Station, where Beloved Yoga hosts free yoga at Metro Station Plaza from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays through September.
In Silver Spring, yogis can meet at the fountain downtown for a free class led by Grace Yoga 7-7:45 p.m. Wednesdays. Ends Sept. 25. If you work in Silver Spring and you want a relaxing way to wait for traffic to die down, try attending free community yoga at Potomac Massage Training Institute from 5:15-6:15 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays.
Try free Yoga on the Plaza presented by Gold’s Gym Saturdays at 10 a.m.
If you’re lucky enough to be between the ages of 15 and 18, you can work out for free at Planet Fitness this summer. See the details here.