Free and low-cost options to get in shape and stay in shape

Weekly training. Inhale and exhale with friends or make new ones in a Sun Salutation workout at Avalon with yoga, barre and Pilates. The three activities, called AvalOM, come with a bonus: collect a punch card from the concierge, attend five classes and receive an exclusive AvalOM bottle of water or a fitness band. Free. Wednesdays, now until October 26, weather permitting. The Plaza, 400 Avalon Blvd., Alpharetta. 770-765-2000, experienceavalon.com.

Credit: Courtesy of Orangetheory Fitness

Credit: Courtesy of Orangetheory Fitness

Multiple locations. Challenge yourself with classes such as rowing, cardio and strength training at Orangetheory Fitness, which has multiple locations in the Atlanta metro area and beyond. Certified trainers guide participants through heart-based interval training to help boost metabolism, burn fat, and burn more calories. Register online for a free course. orangetheory.com

Online classes. Drive a fitness routine from the comfort of your home with over 5,000 daily live and on-demand classes from Glo, which offers a seven-day free trial. Workouts can be customized by areas to focus on, including flexibility, meditation, back care, women’s health, emotional health and recovery, postnatal and more. Clients can also choose the type of instruction they prefer from trainers that are fun, motivating, or offer non-traditional moves and instruction. Classes range in length from 2 to 90 minutes, making it easy to engage. glo.com.

Gift-Based Pilates. Lindsay Wenndt (lindsaywenndt.com), health coach and fitness trainer for curvy women, hosts a body-positive, donation-based Pilates class in the Garden Room at Wild Heaven West End Brewery and Gardens. Participants should bring a bottle of water as well as a yoga mat, thick fitness mat or towel since most of the exercises are done on the floor. Abdominal, hip and back exercises that lengthen, strengthen and stabilize will be practiced and no experience is required. Call to confirm; when the room is rented for private events, the Pilates class will be postponed. Participants can pay what they can afford. 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday. 1010 White St. SW, Atlanta. 404-254-2232, wildheavenbeer.com.

Credit: Aaron Schorch, courtesy of Cognitive Design

Credit: Aaron Schorch, courtesy of Cognitive Design

Choose your class. A team of over a dozen fitness trainers and group exercise instructors run a variety of levels and classes such as Zumba, hip-hop, yoga and more at Clarity. In The Zone – Strength and Cardio, for example, is a fast-paced class that can include circuit, HIIT, and strength-based training, but don’t let the description be a deterrent; this class and others can be modified so participants feel comfortable working out at their own pace. Classes can be booked online and non-members can register for a free class. 1 W. Court Square, Decatur. 216-245-3965, clearfitness.com.

Dumbbells. Tone and strengthen arms, chest, shoulders, glutes and more using hex head dumbbells to prevent rolling. Available at Target, each weight features durable, easy-to-hold neoprene, non-slip inlay texture, for added grip. Eight weights are color-coded by size, from two to 15 pounds, and sold in individual units. Prices vary. target.com.

Credit: Courtesy of POWERHANDZ

Credit: Courtesy of POWERHANDZ

Starter Kit. Create a workout routine at home with budget-friendly equipment like the Powerpack Fitness Bundle from POWERHANDZ. The compact kit includes latex resistance bands that help tone and strengthen the body; a pair of sliding discs that can be used for everything from sliding push-ups and lunges to lengthening and strengthening all major muscle groups; and a drawstring bag for storage. This package is also ideal for people on the go as it is easy to store in a travel bag or suitcase. $18.99. powerhandz.com.

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