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When sitting around on the computer or in front of the tv, get out your exercise balance ball. Sitting on the ball while on the PC helps with balance. When watching the tv, sit and jump up and down for a great leg workout.
If you find yourself called to the vending machine for a snack or soda on most days, try leaving your change at home and packing healthy alternatives instead! This might also be helpful for folks who are wanting to drink more water instead of soda - just grab a reusable water bottle and go!
Do you drive home on a busy four lane road lined with fast food joints? Here is a tip for you. Stay in the LEFT LANE when going through this gauntlet of temptation. You will think TWICE before pulling into a fast food place. By the time you think it through, it is too late or not safe.
If you have internet access on your mobile phone you can use sparkpeople mobile to track your food on the go! It ensure you won't forget about that cookie that looked too good to pass up and you can look up options if you find yourself at a restaurant without a plan.