Booty on a Budget: 9 Ways to Get Fit in Dallas Without Spending Your Paycheck

courtesy November Project
November Project started in Boston and has spread to downtown Dallas.
Gyms and yoga studios are famous for the bait and switch. "Come for a first-time free session," they say. A few months later, your wallet has lost more inches than your waistline.

Any exercise routine has to be consistent to produce results. Below are nine exercise options in Dallas that are affordable even when you make them part of your weekly routine. Some won't cost you a dime.

Take that, winter bod.

November Project
Fitness brand and movement November Project was founded in Boston, where people were looking for a free way to stay in shape during the chilly New England winters. It's spread throughout the United States and has a presence in Dallas. You’ll do sprints, burpees and all sorts of creative calisthenics.

The crew rotates locations in the downtown Dallas area on Mondays and meets at the Winspear Opera House on Wednesdays. They round out the week on Fridays at 1199 Kessler Parkway. All of the workouts are at 6:15 a.m., so you’ve got to be an early bird to catch up with these workout warriors.

Session Pilates
3121 N. Fitzhugh Ave.
At Session Pilates, you have the choice of two free classes: 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. the last Sunday of every month. All you have to do is bring a donation, whether cash or an unused household item, which goes to The Family Place. Break a sweat in one of Session's reformer Pilates beds while also being philanthropic. Be sure you sign up for the class online; spots fill up.