Torch calories during commercials

‘Tis the season for bracket busters, buzzer beaters and all things basketball. Unfortunately, that can also mean hours on the couch and trays of indulgent game day goodies, too. This year, change up the strategy for better results by utilizing commercial breaks to get in some simple strength-building and cardio!

Shawn Richardville, lead exercise specialist, Parkview Health and Fitness Center, shows us some classic, effective moves anyone can try at home*. Pick one and repeat through an entire timeout, or choose a couple and get in a few sets of each as the ads tick by. Watching with a group of buddies? Make it a challenge to see who can do the most. Any way you do it, your body is bound to thank you for the energetic burst of activity.

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*Always consult with your physician before trying a new exercise.   

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