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Fit Tip: Small changes can make a big difference

Here are 10 tips to help you achieve 150 minutes of physical activity in a week, and to help you live a healthy lifestyle. See how many you can do in one week:

  1. Make an exercise game out of your favourite TV show, so every time a catchphrase is used you have to do 10 jumping jacks, etc.
  2. Volunteer to be a referee or coach for a local youth sports team
  3. Walk to go pick up food instead of getting delivery
  4. Buy organic or local when possible
  5. Use technology to find new strength exercises (Nike+ app is great and free!)
  6. Pay attention to recommended serving sizes
  7. Start a jogging group
  8. Order dressing on the side of salads
  9. Go on the haunted walk in downtown Kingston
  10. Take advantage of the equipment desk at the ARC, whether its sport- or exercise-related