Shannon’s Shout Outs: Fitness and Finance Edition

shannonsshoutoutsOne thing we talk a lot about around here is how getting into better physical shape and improving your finances are very similar endeavors. They both require a change of lifestyle and not just a simple tweak of actions. To celebrate the fact that summer (and warm weather!) is almost here, we thought it’d be a great time to highlight how you can optimize your finances and your physical fitness at the same time. Read on for some of the best articles from around the web to help.


How Becoming a Runner Helped Improve My Finances (The Dime Colorado)
Did you know working out can directly improve your finances? Check out this story of one blogger who made it work for her.

Do Your Heart a Favor and Bike to Work (One Smart Dollar)
Combine your workout and commute by biking to work and you can forego the gym. Not a bad way to multitask and get healthy!

10 Best Fitness Apps that Could Make the Gym Obsolete (Business Insider)
We all know gym memberships are expensive. Luckily, you can use your phone to work out for home for almost free – find out how.

New Person, New Project: Introducing the Daily Runner (Ms. Career Girl)
Need motivation? One blogger has discovered that working out has changed her life and now she’s sharing her journey with you.

Is Breakfast Keeping You Broke? (Christian PF)
Buy breakfast on the go and you may be hurting your heart and your budget. Here’s how to prepare cheap and healthy breakfasts at home.

Before you head off to explore these new ways to improve your finances and fitness, take a look at some of our most recent guest posts….

Bible Money Matters — It’s In The Little Things In Life: How Appreciation Helps Us To Appreciate Worth
Ms. Career Girl —  Money Makeover Series: Kicking Debt to the Curb
Good Financial Cents — How to Master the Art of Delayed Gratification

….and some bloggers who’ve been kind enough to mention us recently:

AARP Blog
Making Sense of Cents
Reach Financial Independence

 

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