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Get Off the Couch! Even Light Exercise Has Health Benefits | LiveScience

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"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.

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