Family Room Get-Fit Kit
David Tsay

Family Room Get-Fit Kit

Pull workout gear out of the closet or other tucked-away places, and keep it in a basket by your couch or TV. If it’s visible and within reach, you’re way more likely to work out with it, Lee says.

Some secret weapons:
• Resistance bands
• Dumbbells
• A yoga mat
• A jump rope
• A get-you-moving video game like Wii Fit for the Nintendo Wii. Testers of Nintendo Wii sports games had higher heart rates while playing and burned 51% more calories than testers using conventional video games, according to a study by researchers at the Liverpool John Moores University in the United Kingdom.