Weight-loss Challenge: Get moving during commercial breaks

Jan. 26, 2012 at 1:00 AM ET

Take advantage of those spare moments while watching your favorite shows—jump up off the couch and fill them with exercise. Take your pick: you can march or jog in place, do crunches, add extra jumping jacks (you’re still doing 300 a day, right?), or squeeze in a set of lunges or push-ups. During each 2-minute commercial break, you can burn an extra 20 calories…and that could add up to a total of 100 calories during an hour-long program! Way to be efficient, right?!

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