6 Ways to Workout While Cooking

A couple making salad

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Author: Alice Henneman, MS, RDN, Extension Educator

While we often think of the kitchen as a place where we cook up calories, it's also possible to burn additional calories while cooking. There are several advantages to building some "workout" time into the time we spend preparing food.

  •  Cooking is a time already reserved for an activity and is on our schedule.
  • You have to eat — so, it is less likely you'll have a schedule conflict.

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