How can I be more active at home?

JJ Virgin
Health Education
Try an at-home workout that works for you. That might mean a yoga DVD or body-weight exercises. My favorite workout combines burst training and weight resistance, which you can do with minimal equipment in 20 minutes or less per workout.
To be more active at home, don't collapse on the couch or in front of the TV for long periods. Make it a point to not sit for more than 30 minutes at a time by standing or walking around the house. There are always household chores or exercises you could do. Find things you like to do that keep you moving. Get 15 minutes in whenever you can.

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