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FitTips: Fitness Gyms Cheaper Than Buying A Summer RPAC Membership

Summer. Summer. Summer. To quote high school musical, it’s time to chill out, get some sunshine, and have your heart take a chance. But, that’s not every students’ goals. Some of us don’t have time for relationships, sunburns, and not doing things. We have summer jobs, classes, and you know…Fortnite.

But what do we have time for? What we do year-round anyway. Get swole, or at least pretend we are while we walk by the long mirrors and send out mass-Snaps.

Gyms are expensive though, and most OSU facilities require you to pay for a summer semester pass. We ESPECIALLY don’t have time for another 100 bucks to be tossed to Ohio State so football players can have newer segways to ride around. And sometimes, it’s just nice to get off campus.

Be real. You just need a cheap place to get in, workout, shower, and get going to all the other summer plans you have. We’ve got you covered.

Here’s the best bang-for-your-buck workout facilities that are just off campus so you can save some cash for more V-Bucks, or, if you’re a girl…that new Rihanna Fenty collection? I’m trying my best here.


Planet Fitness

Address: 3614 Indianola Ave

Hours: 24 hours

Cost: $29.99 Initiation fee, $10.00 per month

Shape Fitness

Address: 1009 W 5th Ave

Hours: 24 hours

Cost: $10.00 Initiation fee, $19.99 per month

Go Fitness Italian Village

Address: 842 N 4th St #101


Mon.-Thur.: 5:30 am – 10:00 pm

Fri.: 5:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Sat.: 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Sun.: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Cost: $39.99 per month

PowerHouse Fitness

Address: 9 East Long Street


Weekdays: 5:00a.m – 12:00am.

Weekends: 8:00a.m – 8:00p.m.

Cost: $30.00 per month

Fitness 19

Address: 6100 Sawmill Road


Mon. – Thurs.: 5:00am – 12:00am

Fri.: 5:00am – 10:00pm

Weekends: 6:00am – 8:00pm

Cost: $19.00 Initiation fee, $9.99 per month

Chris Pennington

Chris Pennington


The redhead in the Michigan State sweatshirt I sat across from in Thompson today (2/14). If you don’t already have one, I’d love to be your Valentine.

I hate the people that loudly chew their food or smack their gum in the middle of class, I literally hope you get a terrible sunburn, a million paper cuts, and then dunked in a pool of lemon juice

Where are all the cute redheads at?

NOT people who open containers of tree nuts in open places. Seriously, people are DEATHLY allergic to them. Not just if they eat them, but also if they have contact with their oils or she’ll them. If your hungry, open a bag of potato chips. Don’t put a whole population at risk.

The hot redhead chick from the Wendy’s commercials a few years ago

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