Relentless Bootcamps offers free public workouts a month. Photo courtesy Relentless Bootcamps

Who said fitness costs a lot?

Every week I get emails about free group workouts taking place around Austin. The latest came from Relentless Boot Camp, which hosts two free public workouts a month.

Relentless Boot Camp, powered by CrossFit Central, operates more than 20 boot camps around Austin, including corporate wellness programs. Jeremy Thiel and Carey Kepler founded the program in 2005.

Here’s what they’ve got coming up …

Work Hard Play Hard takes place the first Thursday of every month. Thirty-minute bootcamps and ab sessions are scheduled for 6-6:30 p.m. Aug. 6, Sept. 3, Oct. 1, Nov. 5 and Dec. 3 at Palm Park, 601 East Third Street. Afterward, join the group for drinks and food in the Rainey Street distrct. For more information go here. community workouts take place at 8:30 a.m. Saturday mornings under the Loop 1 (Mopac Boulevard) bridge on Lady Bird Lake. Sessions are scheduled for Aug. 22, Sept. 19, Oct. 17, Nov. 21 and Dec. 12.