One minute to better health

No, you don’t have to devote every minute of your life to getting healthy. Sometimes just one minute will do. All it takes to adopt new good-for-you habits is a bit of creativity and a willingness to do them whenever—and wherever—you can. “There are so many things you can do for your health right now that give you a nice return on a quick time investment,” says Sherry Pagoto, professor of medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. That’s because even little tweaks (a snack switch here, an extra plank there) will help you become your fittest, happiest self. Try these suggestions to make the most of the spare moments you have.

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