Get Off the Couch! Even Light Exercise Has Health Benefits | LiveScience
Tina Miller, MA,CFLE stashed this in exercise
"These findings demonstrate the importance of minimizing sedentary activities, and replacing some of them with light-intensity activities, such as pacing back and forth when on the phone, standing at your desk periodically instead of sitting and having walking meetings instead of sit-down meetings," study researcher Paul Loprinzi, an assistant professor at Bellarmine University in Louisville, Ky., said in a statement
Even standing is better than sitting, it seems.
I saw something recently that said we need to move every 20-30 minutes. It's not good enough to go to the gym, and workout for an hour, then sit at a desk for 8 hours, we need to move frequently, even if it's just for a few minutes.