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Top 10 Ways to Maintain Your Weight


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Take a Walk
An extra 20 minutes of activity per day is all you need to avoid weight gain.
An extra 20 minutes of activity per day is all you need to avoid weight gain.
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America is in the midst of an obesity epidemic, which is slated to only get worse over the next decade. An extra 20 minutes of physical activity a day, or an additional 2,000 steps, is all we need to avoid weight gain, according to Dr. James Hill, obesity researcher and co-founder of America on the Move. How do you know how many steps you're taking? Clip a pedometer to your belt and get moving! Everything from walking the dog to grocery shopping counts.