25 Easy Ways to Increase Physical Activity


  1. Take the stairs as often as possible (wear comfortable shoes).
  2. Park farther away from the entrance door and speed walk the extra distance.
  3. Drink plenty of water/green tea (you will have to run to the bathroom more often).
  4. Walk. Walk. Walk. Buy a pedometer and aim for 8,000 steps each day.
  5. Stand up and walk around when the phone rings.
  6. Stretch to reach items in high places and squat or bend to look at items at floor level.
  7. Replace coffee break with a 10 minute walk.
  8. Plan for after dinner walks.
  9. Go shopping.
  10. Yoga/Pilates
  11. Dance
  12. Exercise to workout videos.
  13. Play with your children (Ball throwing, kite flying, tennis, ping pong, badminton, etc).
  14. A stroll on the beach. A hike in the mountains.
  15. Ride on a bicycle.
  16. Jump Rope
  17. Golf
  18. Hoola Hoop
  19. Chair Push Ups
  20. Isometric Abdominals
  21. Wall Push Up
  22. Ankle Pumps
  23. Eccentric Squats
  24. Lunges
  25. Jumping Jacks

Not a Fan of the Gym? No Problem.





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