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FIT TIPS: Get your 150 minutes of activity

Here are 10 tips to help you aim for 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. Eat half your food when at a restaurant and package the rest for lunch the next day (restaurants normally serve 4 portions in one serving!)
2. Have fresh fruit or yogurt for dessert
3. Book a squash or racquetball court with a friend at the ARC - racquet court bookings are covered in your ARC membership. Rent a racquet for $2 if you don't have one!
4. Don’t go grocery shopping when hungry
5. Make a grocery list, and stick to it!
6. Use a workout video to exercise at home when you don’t want to leave the house (check out YouTube and bodyrock.tv for free options)
7. Don’t skip breakfast, it really is the most important meal of the day
8. Try bowling on a Friday or Saturday night
9. Add raw nuts or grilled chicken to your salad for extra protein
10. Try yoga