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Fitness & Gym Military Discounts for Your Workout

Staying physically fit is a key part of living a healthy lifestyle, but the high cost of gym memberships and fitness-related equipment can be a barrier to healthy living. For active military members and veterans, creating healthy habits is possible without breaking the bank with these fitness-related discounts and deals. Below you’ll find a variety of gym and fitness military discounts.

Fitness Gym Military Discounts

Gym memberships can be costly, but they don’t have to be for active military, reservists, veterans, and their families. Many gyms and fitness clubs offer military discounts and deals. For those who prefer a more DIY approach, there are also discounts on equipment to create your own home gym, fitness programs, and activewear apparel.

24-Hour Fitness Military Discount

24-Hour Fitness is a gym that offers a military discount for active duty military and reservists. Military members pay $0 for the initiation and receive $5 off of monthly dues. To get this discount, you must show a valid military ID. Learn more about the 24-Hour Fitness military discount.

Anytime Fitness

Anytime Fitness is a gym chain that offers military discounts by location. Those interested in becoming members are encouraged to check directly with their local club to see what discounts they may offer.

CrossFit Gyms

CrossFit is a popular gym program that provides a community and challenging workouts to help members achieve their fitness goals. CrossFit has over 13,000 affiliates worldwide and has military discounts by location. Those interested in joining a local affiliate should check directly with that location if they have a military discount. There are some CrossFit affiliates that are located on military installations that offer free membership.

Additionally, CrossFit offers military discounts on their online training webinars. Those interested are encouraged to email seminars@crossfit.com stating your occupation/military status before attending a CrossFit webinar.

Crunch Fitness

Crunch Fitness recently partnered with ID.me to offer active military, veterans, and first responders a seven-day free trial gym membership. They also offer a $0 enrollment and $3 off standard dues.

Note that this discount is by location so those interested should connect with their closest location to see if they are participating in the military discount.

YMCA Military Discount

The YMCA is more than its namesake hit song – it is a community center that offers many programs and a low-cost gym. The YMCA has participated with the Department of Defense on the Military Outreach Initiative to offer discounted memberships to military members that include access to the gym. This discount is by location so those interested are encouraged to inquire with their local YMCA to see if they are a part of the Military Outreach Initiative.

If you are still looking for fitness options that are not any of the above, you should check out locally owned gyms and military installation gyms.

Locally Owned Gyms

If you don’t have any of these gym chains in your area or you prefer to give your business locally, try checking out locally owned gyms. Some may offer military discounts for active military, reservists, and veterans.

Military Installation Gyms

If you live close to a military installation, be sure to check out their workout facilities. Military installations offer free admission and can be the exact fitness environment you need to kickstart your healthy lifestyle.

Other Fitness Programs with Military Discounts

Some people on their fitness journey may prefer to work out at home instead of at a gym. The following are at-home fitness programs that offer a military discount on equipment and subscriptions.

ACE Fitness

ACE Fitness offers fitness programs and online courses for purchase. They are known for their certification programs. They offer a discounted price of $299 on their ACE Certification exam fees to active duty, reservists, veterans, and their spouses. They also offer discounts to military members on their study programs and continuing education courses.


Peloton is an innovative home fitness company that offers stationary bikes and treadmills and subscription based classes. Users can participate in live and on-demand classes by using their at-home fitness equipment.

Peloton offers “special pricing” for products including Bike, Bike+, and Tread products, worth up to up to $200 off “accessories or accessory packages with the purchase of a Peloton Bike, Bike+, or Tread.”

Discover more military discounts for at-home workouts.

Workout Clothes and Fitness-Related Discounts

If you are looking to start working out at a new gym, want to customize your own home gym, or just looking for some workout clothes, the below discounts can enable your fitness journey without breaking the bank.


Again/Faster offers activewear apparel, workout shoes, nutritional supplements, recovery equipment, and fitness equipment to customize a home gym. They offer a 7% off military discount with proof of military service.

Big 5 Sporting Goods

Big 5 Sporting Goods is a sporting goods store where you can find equipment for a home gym or gym clothes for your workouts.

Big 5 Sporting Goods offers a 10% off military discount for all active duty, reserve military, retirees, veterans, their spouses, and dependents. To qualify, it is necessary to show a valid military ID or veteran status on your driver’s license. This offer is valid in-store only.

Bodybuilding.com Military Discount

Bodybuilding.com is a resource for all things bodybuilding and an online retailer for supplements, activewear apparel, protein, and fitness accessories. They offer a 10% discount for military members who qualify through ID.me.


Callaway is a retailer that specializes in golf equipment, apparel, and accessories. They offer golf-loving military members a 15% discount through ID.me.


CFF Fit has equipment for a home gym and other types of workout needs. They offer up to 15% military discount for active duty military and veterans.

Their process for accessing this discount involves creating an account and qualifying through providing supporting documentation. Learn more about the CFF Fit military discount.

Champs Sports Military Discount

Champs Sports is a sports retail store and a subsidiary of Foot Locker. They sell activewear apparel, equipment, footwear, and accessories. Military members can receive 10% off most purchases on champssports.com, up to a $100 maximum military discount.

Active duty personnel in any branch of the military, their spouse, and their dependents as well as retirees who receive military benefits qualify. Learn more about the Champs Sports Military Discount.


Kohl’s, a popular retailer of apparel, accessories, and home goods, offers an abundance of stylish athletic apparel. The store offers an in-store Military Monday discount of 15%  to active-duty military personnel, reservists, and veterans with an ID. The discount can be combined with Dollar-off discounts, Kohl’s Cash, Yes2You Rewards, and promotional gifts.


Lululemon is a popular athletic apparel retailer known for its stylish activewear. They offer a 15% military discount with a valid ID in-store only. Learn more about the Lululemon military discount.

Under Armour Military Discount

Under Armour is a well-known retailer that offers outerwear, activewear, and more. They offer a military discount of 20% off an entire purchase for active duty military, retirees, veterans, military spouses, and military family members. Those interested in using this discount must register through ID.Me. Learn more about the Under Armour military discount.

YETI Military Discount

YETI is known for its coolers, cups, and coffee mugs. They offer discounts on select products for active duty military, inactive reserves, national guard, retirees, and veterans who are verified through ID.me.


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Sarah is a Philadelphia-based writer. She comes to CollegeRecon with an interdisciplinary background in international relations and cultural heritage with an interest in understanding the intersection of armed conflict and cultural heritage, particularly in Eastern and Southeastern Europe. When not writing for CollegeRecon, Sarah enjoys traveling, watching documentaries, and hanging out with her beloved Pitbull, Brutus.