Short bursts of exercise count! Start with 15, 30, or 1 min of jumping jacks 3-4 times a day. Once you can do one interval without dying, go to the next! Seems like child's play, but it's a great high intensity workout.
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Did you know that just two minutes of straight jumping jacks (not the slow, lazy ones but high intensity jumping jacks) burn 38 calories?!! If you just do those jumping jacks while waiting on your food to reheat in the microwave or on commercial breaks during your favorite show, just think how many calories you could burn. A one hour show has 15 minutes worth of commercial breaks. That's 285 calories! And believe me, it is much harder than it sounds.198
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