The Simple Way to Lose Weight on Your Commute to Work

The Simple Way to Lose Weight on Your Commute to Work
 

Getting and staying trim could be as easy as making your job commute a little more active.

Adults who bicycle to work weigh about 11 pounds less than those who drive cars, and have less (heart-damaging) body fat, according to U.K. researchers who analyzed data from a huge observational study of subjects aged 40–69, The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology reports.

Even if cycling to work isn’t practical for you, keep this principle in mind: Every single thing you can do to get your butt out of the car is a step toward staying slimmer and healthier.

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