30-Day Weight Loss Challenge

9 Easy Ways to Sneak in Exercise

Maintaining my feel great weight one carrot (and cupcake!) at a time

Credit: Corbis

prev 6 of 11 next

Email and call less

When I worked in an office, instead of calling or emailing a coworker, I got up from my desk and walked over to chat with them. Usually, we got a lot more accomplished in a quick in-person meeting, and I burned a few calories walking to their desk.

It might not seem like a lot of activity, but all of those small steps can equal big gains when they're continued all day long.

Next: Nix the shopping cart

» View All

Get the latest health, fitness, anti-aging, and nutrition news, plus special offers, insights and updates from Health.com!