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Don’t Go Broke Getting Healthy. Budgeting Tips and Getting Fit for Cheap

Did you know that you don’t necessarily need a personal trainer or an expensive gym/fitness program to attain health and fitness? That’s true; there are many free workout programs on YouTube or simple at-home workouts like walking that are capable of keeping you in the line of fitness. Staying fit and healthy doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg, there are definitely some affordable ways you cannot only attain free workouts but healthy foods too.

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In this episode of Live Your Personal Best, I speak with my friend Madison of Money with Madison as her guest on how to be healthy on a budget, especially as a fitness beginner. Listen in to learn why having a purpose and starting small with a plan, are two sure things for the success of your health and fitness journey.

Key Takeaways:

  • The different free workouts to change your lifestyle on a budget.
  • Why you don’t necessarily need a personal trainer or an expensive fitness program to get fitness results.
  • Don’t be afraid of being a fitness beginner and instead apply things from the other areas of your life to your fitness.
  • The different strategies available to acquire healthy foods affordably.
  • Different things that health and fitness impact other than losing weight and staying in shape.
  • Why knowing your ‘why’ and starting small with a plan will set you up for long-term success in your fitness journey.

Episode Timeline:

  • [2:10] How I changed my mindset around free workouts like walking during Covid.
  • [5:56] How to accomplish your solo fitness goals by creating a clear structure of what you want.
  • [7:09] Why your discipline from other areas of your life is directly relatable to your fitness.
  • [8:46] Tips on how to adopt healthy eating options on a budget.
  • [13:16] How to approach and enjoy fitness from many different angles other than just one.
  • [17:32] The two things that’ll set you up for success in your health and fitness journey.
  • [22:08] I talk about my book Elite: The Everyday Athlete and how I approached writing it.


“It’s not a necessary part of being fit and being in shape to have a personal trainer.”- Emily [5:11]

“If you’re someone that has control over your finances, has control over your business, approach fitness how you approach

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