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Are you taking time for your health?

1 minute tips:

  • Walk up and down a flight of stairs – twice!
  • Replace your afternoon soda with a glass of water instead. Add a slice of lemon or lime for some extra zing.
 

5 minute tips:

  • Pull out a jump rope and get your heart rate up in less than 5 minutes.
  • Check the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.
 

15 minute tips:

  • Clean our your freezer by tossing anything that’s over a year old or has a lengthy list of ingredients you can’t pronounce.
  • Search for a new recipe that features beans or lentils instead of meat.
 

30 minute tips:

  • Turn off all of the electronics and read an old-fashioned book for 30 minutes before going to bed.
  • Find a neighborhood pool, and try swimming 20 or more laps for a fun and low-impact workout.
 

This article first appeared in the January 2014 edition of the HealthPerks newsletter.