By Hollis Templeto
Walking or biking to work is linked to lower prevalence of obesity, especially if your trek is 30 minutes or longer, according to a Preventative Medicine study. Got more than a few miles to cover? “Get off the train or bus one stop early and walk the rest of the way,” suggests Shirley Archer, author of Fitness 9 to 5: Easy Exercises for the Working Week. If you drive, park in the spot that’s farthest from your building, she adds.