These days, many worker bees do their 9-to-5 from the living room couch. To actually get more stuff done (watching cartoons all day is not exactly productive), designate a desk or table as the specific “work area” to physically separate work time from channel surfing.

Do It Today: Set aside a “work station” at home to separate actual work time from other home activities.

Gym in the Afternoon:

Can’t focus? Try a sweat session in the middle of the day to shake out the cobwebs.

Night Owl:

Can running at night help boost speed? Read on to find out the verdict.