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Tips to help you sit less

Take frequent, short breaks from sitting. Standing or moving for 2 to 3 minutes is beneficial. Simple muscle movements are great for the body!

Walk around while you're talking on the phone.
Woman standing while on the phone
Take standing and stretching breaks during meetings.
People standing in a meeting
Stand, rather than sit, on the sidelines while watching recreational games.
People standing while watching a game of soccer
Visit your co-worker to discuss issues instead of phoning or emailing.
Standing man talking to sitting coworker
Use a standing desk, if one is available.
A woman using a standing desk
Replace screen time with social time.
People playing pool
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