Include activities that will get your heart pumping and burn calories. Remember, it doesn’t have to be 30 minutes all at once—you can do it in a quick 10 minutes, 3 times a day. These little steps will result in big, long-term health benefits.
Simple ideas to get you started.
Walk with your Bestie, Buddy, or BFF (dog or human).
Play with your kids at the playground.
Park farther away from where you have to go, or get off 1 bus stop earlier
Take the stairs instead of the elevator.
Get in the zone with your favorite workout playlist.
Do some yard work or start gardening.
Find something you love to do or start a new active hobby like dancing, biking, or hiking.
Move 5 minutes every hour while you are at work.
Easy stretches to do anytime.
Start a soundtrack to get moving.
This is how many calories you can burn by doing your favorite exercises.
Set simple short-term goals and it will do a lot towards getting you to your long-term goals.
Have a change of clothes handy so you’re always prepared to get moving.
Make movement fun by forming a walking group, joining a hālau, or starting a martial art.