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Step Up Your Walk

Living in a city with subways offers an advantage to walking.

On your way somewhere or just out for a walk, you can use your environment to step up your walk. When I walk around my neighborhood, i incorporate the subway stairs in my walk. If i am approaching a light and it is changing or ch...

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Combining foods to lessen sugar intake

I know refined sugars are not the healthiest. However in our goals for healthier eating we have to progress.

I love my oatmeal but have a hard time eating it plain. I usually add a few teaspoons of honey or brown sugar.
So to avoid doing that I now use a sweetened food to sweeten. Ins...

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Dish Walking

I know, I sound crazy. Just read more. While you are doing the dishes, sometimes opt out of using the dishwasher, walk or jog in place. It is totally doable since not a lot of motion is required, just up and down. You can wash dishes and get in a quick 5 minute walk or jog. This way you can fr...

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Add Quick Walks

I live in the city with a fairly vast transit system.

Leave 10-15 minutes earlier than usual and walk to a train stop that distance away from where you normally go. You will start out the day with a 15 minute walk. Do the same thing with 15 minutes at lunch and if not too dark when you co...

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Strength Training on the Go

Strength Training on the Go.

When I am at work, I take strength training breaks twice a day.

In the bathroom, I do 2 reps of wall push-ups, 2 reps of wall rocking (chair rocking without the chair), wall squats, standing adduction and standing abduction, just to name a few. If anythin...

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