If you're looking to burn more calories during the day, there are so many more options than fidgeting or working out at your desk. Watch this video for a few small tweaks that you can make that will give your calorie burn a step-up throughout the day and help the pounds melt off. Get creative by using your phone to remind you to move or make your bedroom cooler—your waistline will thank you.

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Don't have time to watch the full video? Read the transcript:

Sweat first thing in the A.M.: Stoke your metabolism by doing jumping jacks or squats.

Pump up your air conditioning: The colder temp helps your body work harder to stay warm, burning calories.

Sit on the floor: Watch TV from the ground and you'll force your muscles to work harder whenever you have to stand up.

Set phone reminders: Program your smartphone to go off every 30 minutes to remind you to get up and move.

Always add 5: Add at least 5 more minutes to the end of a stroll or jog to burn extra calories.

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Lift weights: Adding squats and deadliest to you cardio routine will crank up the burn.