Walk while you talk
iStock/filadendron Pace around while you talk on the phone. Whether you’re on a conference call or on hold with a pharmacy, you’ll rack up more steps—and burn more calories—in no time. According to a recent study from researchers at the University of Pittsburgh found that walking for 15 minutes at an easy pace can burn about three times as many calories as sitting or standing. If that’s not enough, here are 15 benefits of a 15-minute walk.
Change your parking spot
iStock/123ducu Parking further away from the store guarantees you take more steps per day, and you won’t have to go through the headache of circling the parking lot for the closest spot only to have someone else swoop in and steal it.