Walk—and maybe speed up the pace
Working out plays a crucial role in weight loss and can help you maintain a slim figure for years to come, so it’s no surprise that 90 percent of people enrolled in the NWCR reported they exercise, on average, about one hour per day. And even though people tend to find one workout routine and stick to it, research has shown it’s important to switch things up every now and again, especially in terms of cardio. Instead of simply running or walking, try to vary your speeds as you go. Scientists at Ohio State University found that walking at varying speeds can burn up to 20 percent more calories compared to maintaining a steady pace. In fact, 94 percent of people enrolled in the NWCR reported they increased their physical activity, with the most frequently reported form of activity being walking, so get moving with these 30 Tips When You’re Walking for Weight Loss.