Sneak It In and Tone It Up!

Fit girl doing laundry
Credit: Tiago Zaniratti

If you think that you’re too busy to fit in a full workout, think again. Plenty of research shows that small bouts of exercise can add up and provide just as many heart-healthy benefits as longer workouts. You don’t even have to be at the gym or wearing workout clothes for it to count. You can squeeze in little bits of activity here and there so that even when you’re too busy for a full workout, you can stay active and burn calories.

Continue reading for simple and inventive ways to transform the must-do activities of daily life into mini-workouts!



Add a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


  1. I love SparkPeople but I was really hoping for a link to the actual research that you mention! In the future, if you mention research, a link to the actual studies would be nice.