Add More Cardio Exercise

Get your sneakers ready: This month's Healthy Habits challenge is to work out at least 3 times a week. Find a complete cardio guide, nutrition tips, and coaching advice to help reach your goals.

Support Center: How to Exercise More

Join the conversation and get advice from experts as you start exercising 3 times a week.

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Alison Sweeney

Healthy Habits Hero: Alison Sweeney

Alison Sweeney has some tips for making a three-times-a-week exercise schedule a reality—and making it stick.


Cooking Light Staffer: Jo-Ann Martin

Staff Profile: The Time-Pressed Professional

"I commute 3½ hours a day! How can I fit in exercise?" - Jo-Ann Martin: Age 49, Account Manager


Cooking Light Staffer: Phillip Rhodes

Staff Profile: The Disinterested Exerciser

"Cardio is boring, so I just can't make myself do it." - Phillip Rhodes: Age 36, Deputy Editor


Cooking Light Staffer: Heather Averett

Staff Profile: The Slender Excuse-Maker

“I’m already thin, so I don’t feel motivated to exercise.” - Heather Averett, 35, Senior Editor


Cooking Light Staffer: Phoebe Wu

Staff Profile: The Injured Athlete

“I want to exercise—but injuries plague me.” - Phoebe Wu, 23, Assistant Editor

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