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Quick Tips: Getting in Shape Without Spending Money

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Being active is one of the best things you can do to get fit and stay healthy. It helps you feel stronger and have more energy. It can help you lose fat, build muscle, and reach a healthy weight. Being active may also help you feel better, sleep better, and focus.

It's easy to spend a lot of money on sports and programs that help keep you active. But it's just as easy to get fit without spending any money at all.

Remember to work on all types of fitness: flexibility, strength, and aerobic fitness.

At the office

Many of us are so busy that fitting in physical activity can seem impossible on most days. But here's some good news: It doesn't have to be a certain amount each day, as long as it adds up to at least 2½ hours of moderate activity a week.

Here are some ideas for fitting some activity into your day at work.


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Current as of: May 12, 2021

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
E. Gregory Thompson MD - Internal Medicine
Martin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Elizabeth T. Russo MD - Internal Medicine


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