Free Exercise

Estaciones Saludables: This new city initiative to get porteños fit provides some wonderful exercise opportunities that anyone can take advantage of! The stations offer a variety of services and activities including basic health information, yoga and aerobics classes, and access to bikes. The stations are all over the city, located in different parks. On a recent Sunday in the Rosedale in Palermo I was lucky enough to witness what looked like Zumba. Oh yeah
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Days and time vary from station to station and activities  I believe, change frequently. It seems like the only way to really know whats going on is to go, so pull on your running shoes and run hop the subte over to your closest park to check out whats going on!
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Mejor en Bici: This free city bike service lets you pick up a bike from a bunch of stations around the city and use it for a full hour without paying a cent! Sounds like the perfect excuse to see the sites and work up a mighty sweat at the same time. Register here.
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Outdoor Gym: hate the idea of working out in side but love the way those gym machines make your muscles bulge? Get the best of both worlds  with one of the free outdoor gyms provided by the city. Thank Israel
in Palermo Park’s Plaza Israel by using the machines the country donated (cute, but still wondering who came up with that one). Or have a view of that massive silver flower to keep you motivated (why, I don’t know). Add in the biking/running lanes right in front of both areas and these open-air gyms become the cheapest way to get in shape. (Plaza Justo Jose de Urquiza, in between Ave. Libertador and Ave. Figuero Alcorta and next to the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes OR Plaza Israel inbetween Av. Figueroa Alcorta y Los Ombúes, in Parque Tres de Febrero).

Classes at your Neighborhood Centro Cultural: Just about every neighborhood in the city has a cultural center that provides free or super low cost classes. In terms of exercise, centers have everything from yoga to tango classes. Do a little of your own research and check our your best bet using this list . Many centers have their own webpage with listing too so here is a more general list of what some centers offer.
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Blogilates: And if you its raining or just gross outside, google your free personal trainer Cassey Ho. She may be over bubbly for someone doing squats, but Cassey will make you sweat and curse her at the same time. Do 3 and call it a day. (Another similiar (but not quiiite as fun) website is FitSugar.)

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