Staying active is essential, whether that means penciling in time for a long daily walk or hitting the treadmill a few times a week. Running is best for burning calories and controlling appetite, but those looking for a lower-impact workout can still feel the burn by walking with ankle and hand weights.

Shoe-less Wonder:

Challenge yourself with barefoot running! Remember to transition carefully by focusing on technique and taking lots of short runs.

Go the Distance:

Is distance running an exerciser’s friend or foe?