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Incorporate movement into your day to boost wellness and productivity

When Jordan Galloway commutes to Hearst Tower, instead of taking the nearest subway from her Prospect Heights home, the fitness director at Women’s Health magazine hops onto her bike for the 9-mile trek to Midtown. “I can take an express train, which is about 30 minutes. The bike takes 45 and totally worth it for my mood and mental health,” she says. “I feel different when I get to work when I hop off my bike than when I get off the subway — if there are delays, it can really affect my mood.” Galloway has been commuting by bicycle for five years. “I like to think of it as unconscious exercise, a moving meditation,” she says. “We all have really long days, and I was looking for ways to get moving into my daily life ...