How to Exercise More During the Work Day

Don’t let a busy work day stop you from staying active.

How to Exercise More During the Work Day

Eight or more hours in front of your desk can fly by and when you’re swamped both at work and at home, it can be difficult to schedule a visit to the gym or squeeze in a full workout. Wearing a fitness tracker or pedometer might be a great motivation starter but not enough to stay active. Commit to getting more steps with these adaptable shortcuts.

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Take the Stairs Instead of the Elevator

Take the Stairs Instead of the Elevator

This may seem like a no-brainer but what if your office is too high up for a reasonable climb? Try taking the elevator half of the way up and take the stairs for the last half of the trip. Challenge yourself to take the stairs one floor below once the routine becomes too easy and see how long you can keep up this healthy habit.

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3 Dos & Don'ts for Microwaving Popcorn

Microwave guru chef Matt Abdoo has his three tips for making the best, fluffiest and perfectly cooked popcorn.

Microwave popcorn is one of the best snacks! But sometimes it's difficult to get that perfect bowl. So microwave guru chef Matt Abdoo has his three tips for making the best, fluffiest and perfectly cooked popcorn.

DON'T USE THE POPCORN BUTTON

As tempting and easy as it may be, don't fall for the "Popcorn" button on your microwave. Not all microwaves are made the same, so they won't cook your bag the same way either. And there's no sensor to determine when the bag is ready, so it'll just keep cooking your popcorn until the set amount of time finishes.

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