Use a Stand-up Desk

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Cut back on sitting:

Consider a stand up desk or a convertible desk, one that goes from a sitting to standing position, for work or computer time at home. These are quite reasonably priced and you can find several options online.

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Have Standing Meetings

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Cut back on sitting:

Have standing or walking meetings at work.

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Move While You Watch TV

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Cut back on sitting:

Stand or pace while watching TV. This is also a great time to walk on a treadmill or ride a stationary bike.

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Stand While You Read

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Cut back on sitting:

Find a high countertop and place your book there so you can stand while you read.

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Limit Sedentary Activities

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Cut back on sitting:

Limit all sedentary leisure activities, TV watching, video games, computer time, etc, combined to 1 hour a day. That’s pretty tough for a lot of us. Another option is to stand, rather than sit, while you do them.

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