Commute Hacks to Live a Healthier Life

PRO TIPS FOR YOUR NEXT COMMUTE

TELEWORK PRO TIP:

You save a lot more time working form home rather than being stuck driving on the freeway. Take that time of your day towards cooking yourself a healthy breakfast or lunch in between your work hours! Here's a list of 25 lunch ideas to make yourself when working from home.

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WALKING PRO TIP:

If you don't have a FitBit or an Apple Watch to monitor your walking activity, smart phone apps such as Under Armour's Map My Run can help you keep track of the distance you've walked, your pace, and calories burned. Also, don't hesitate, hydrate! Always bring a reusable bottle with you on your walk, especially when walking in the afternoon or during peak temperature times of the...

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CARPOOLING PRO TIP:

Make a carpool rotation schedule with your co-workers. You'll be saving money, reducing your carbon footprint, as well as being able to just sit back and enjoy the drive if you're the passenger.

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PUBLIC TRANSIT PRO TIP:

When using public transit in Austin through Capital Metro, in order to save time and schedule your trips more efficiently, download the CapMetro App where you can use your phone as your literal buss pass!

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BIKING PRO TIP:

Be sure to pack an extra change of clothes if you're biking from home to work, always carry a water bottle, and ALWAYS wear your helmet. If you want to skip the bike, try e-scooter services such as Bird and Jump for a fun and efficient last-mile ride solution to...

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