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Most Americans spend three to four hours per day in front of the tube—and much of that time is spent on the couch or in bed. Change up your favorite leisure activity by making it double as a workout!
“If you have a treadmill or stationary bike, set it up in front of the TV and pedal moderately during the show and vigorously during the commercials. No equipment? Alternate pushups, crunches, plank pose, and jumping jacks for each minute of the commercial breaks, then complete a series of 30 of each move at the conclusion of each show you watch,” Ebner says.
You’ll not only raise your heart rate and burn calories, but you’ll avoid making multiple trips to the kitchen throughout a single episode.