Written by Maridel Reyes
You made your get-fit resolution for 2014. Now what?
Whether you made a promise to lose 10 pounds, run a half marathon or get back to your pre-baby weight, follow through by signing up for a gym membership.
With New Year’s resolutions in high swing, many national chains are offering discounts and are throwing in extra perks to attract new members. But move fast—many of the deals will vanish by the end of January.
The Gym: Crunch
New Year's Perk: Join in January and get 50 percent off enrollment on all month-to-month memberships. Join by Jan. 8 and get the entire month of January free.
Commitment: Month to month.
For more information: Crunch.com
The Gym: Gold’s Gym
New Year's Perk: Participating clubs are waiving their enrollment fees through January, with no contract or administrative fees.
Commitment: One year contract.
For more information: GoldsGym.com
The Gym: Curves
New Year's Perk: Book an appointment and get one week free. Starting in January, participating Curves Clubs are offering Curves Workouts with Jillian Michaels. The total body workouts are designed by The Biggest Loser trainer and feature the Curves Circuit strength training machines, plus bodyweight-based exercises.
Commitment: None. You may cancel after your free trial.
For more information: Curves.com
The Gym: 24 Hour Fitness
New Year's Perk: 50% off initiation fee if you sign up by Jan. 6, with a dues reduction after your first year.
Commitment: One year, pay first and last month’s dues up front.
For more information: 24Hourfitness.com
The Gym: Planet Fitness
New Year's Perk: $10 down payment, with $10 monthly membership rate if you sign up by Jan. 10. (Annual membership fee of $29 billed on June 1.)
Commitment: One year.
For more information: PlanetFitness.com
The Gym: Snap Fitness
New Year's Perk: Free 30-day trial, with one-time processing fee of $8.95.
Commitment: Month-to-month membership.
For more information: SnapFitness.com
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