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9 Free Fitness Classes To Fuel Your Workout

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    We’ll be the first to admit that when it comes to getting in shape, we've used all sorts of excuses to try to get out of a tough workout. One that really comes in handy? Pricey gym memberships and class fees. After all, when you're broke, isn't it better to stay home rather than take a hit in the finance department? (The answer is a resounding "no," if you're wondering.)

    Now, what if we told you that you could get an awesome sweat sesh without spending a dime? Tons of fitness stores in D.C. offer free workouts — from yoga classes to group runs — that will help you get in shape without wiping out your wallet. We've rounded up the best spots where you can get a great workout, gratis — so, you can put that hard-earned cash toward a beach vacation and a cute bikini or two.

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From The Mission’s burgeoning tech scene and storied past to The Haight’s history-making hippie-dippy characters, every San Francisco hood has a distinct reputation. But, there’s one that’s managed to stay under the radar — at least, until now. We’re talking about fog-drenched Cole Valley, an area that, sadly, read