Standing more often may help improve your health.
Standing more often may help improve your health. Try these fun tips to make it happen — including getting in touch with your inner flamingo. Uninterrupted stretches of sitting may raise your risk of heart disease, diabetes and other serious conditions. This appears to be true even if you exercise regularly.
Calorie check: Standing vs. sitting
If you weigh 170 pounds, you can burn about:
By replacing just one hour a day of sitting with standing, you’d burn an extra 329 calories a week. That’s more than the extra amount you’d burn by walking at a moderate pace for an hour.
Take a stand for better health with these tips:
From United HealthCare’s Healthy Mind Healthy Body newsletter