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8 Fitness Apps That Pay You To Exercise

You made the New Year's resolution to hit the gym. You've gone there once. You're already having a hard time staying motivated to keep working out. It would be a lot easier if you could get paid to exercise, wouldn't it? You're in luck!

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Believe it or not, there are fitness apps that will pay you to work out. You can earn cash, either for yourself or a charity, when you reach your fitness or weight loss goals. See if one of these is right for you:

  • Achievement - Sync this one with other health apps and it will keep track of your steps and even sleep. The more healthy activities you do, the more money you can earn.
  • Charity Miles - Raise money for your favorite charity based on how much exercise you get.
  • DietBet - This is a free app, but you have to place a bet in order to get paid. Basically, you're betting on yourself to complete an existing fitness challenge or one that you've created for yourself.
  • HealthyWage - After you invest some funds in yourself and join a fitness challenge, you have to prove you’re doing the work through verified weigh-ins. If you beat your goals, you make money.
  • RunBet - This one is sort of like a live-action video game, starring you, that uses GPS in your phone to confirm your activity. Place a bet, reach your running goal by the time the game is finished, and you win.
  • StepBet - Taking the stairs instead of the elevator can mean money in your pocket.
  • SweatBet - This one features expertly-designed workout plans that you can do home without any equipment.
  • Sweatcoin - Convert your steps into a digital currency which you can spend on goods, services and experiences, or donate to charity.
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