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How Much Do Exercise & Fitness Cost?

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Last Updated Oct 20, 2020

Want to increase your stamina, tone your muscles and improve your agility through exercise & fitness? Regular exercise can help you achieve all of these but, then again, not all exercises are designed for your physique and fitness level. 

In this article, we list five types of fitness programs and their average costs to help you choose a workout that suits you best. The cost of staying fit varies according to your fitness goals, your location, the type of class you opt into and the qualifications of your fitness trainer.    

Buteyko Breathing Technique

Buteyko Breathing Technique is a set of breathing exercises designed to help people with asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and other respiratory illnesses. It keeps you from overbreathing and increases the supply of oxygen to the vital organs and tissues in your body. 

Price: $50 to $210

Exercise Physiology

Exercise Physiology is the study of the effects of physical activity on the functions of the tissues, organs and systems of the body. It helps the body recover from an injury, increases strength and flexibility, and prevents or manages chronic diseases.

Price: $85 to $200     

Personal Training

Personal Training is a one-on-one fitness program designed for a specific client. A personal trainer develops an exercise plan tailored to the specific needs of an individual and guides them in executing it. Your trainer will also guide you through healthy food selection and eating habits to help you achieve your health and fitness goals.

Price: $40 to $100

Pilates

Pilates is a low-impact exercise that strengthens the body's abdominal muscles, increases flexibility and improves posture through controlled, precise movements.

Price: $100 to $355

Tai Chi

Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese martial art which has evolved into a low-impact mind-body workout over the years. It consists of a sequence of slow-motion exercises which can combat stress, improve flexibility, promote positivity and enhance physical strength and mental clarity.

Price: $15 to $160

Majority of the fitness practitioners on the Natural Therapy Pages offer low introductory rates and private health insurance rebates. If your coverage level includes the exercise program you want to enrol into, then you will be able to claim from your private health fund. It's also worth noting that senior citizens and students with concession cards can enjoy discounted rates.

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Originally published on Oct 12, 2020

FAQs About Cost of Exercise & Fitness in Australia

Is paying for a personal trainer worth it?

It's definitely worth investing in a personal trainer because they can help you achieve your health and fitness goals safely and faster. Being healthy doesn't only mean looking and feeling fantastic, but it also means keeping illnesses at bay and your healthcare costs low.

Can I get in shape in 3 months?

Yes, you certainly can if you're committed to your workout plan. The secret to achieving your ideal weight and body is choosing a fitness program that resonates with your goals so that you can sustain it and see positive results in three months or even less.

How long does it take to get a flat tummy?

Combining a healthy diet with an exercise program that is suitable for your needs will help you achieve a flat tummy in just two weeks. Consistency is key to achieving your ideal body, so try your best to follow your fitness routine and not give in to your cravings to avoid slowing down your progress.

Can walking reduce belly fat?

Walking is one of the fastest ways to burn belly fat. Brisk walking for an hour every day will reduce the visceral fat surrounding your internal organs. This leads not only to a smaller waistline, but it also lowers your risk for diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease.

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