Easy tips to burn calories at work

[WCCO-TV, June 30, 2014] Every day, the average American needs to burn 100 calories just to keep their weight the same. It might not sound like a lot at first, but if you add it up, 100 calories a day for a year is an extra 5 pounds.

So, WCCO-TV went to Allina Health to talk to Chief Wellness Officer Dr. Courtney Jordan Baechler. She provided easy tips to get moving at the office.

Just 10 minutes a few times a day, can really make a difference when it comes to keeping the weight off. View the video to learn more about these:

Top five tips for burning calories at work

  • Take the stairs instead of elevators.
  • Park farther away from your office building.
  • Keep hand weights at your desk and do light curls throughout the day.
  • Stand at desk when possible.
  • Walk to talk to colleagues.

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