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TELL US: What keeps you sitting throughout the day?

By Caitlin Steffen
November 27, 2012 | 6:00 a.m. CST

Adults should have about 30 minutes of exercise a day, but people have become more sedentary over time, said John Thyfault, director of the MU Health Activity Center. Since the stone age, our steps have decreased from an estimated 18,000 to 5,000 steps a day.

Missourian reporter Lexie Cartee brought you this story about standing desks, and she is now working on a story about people who make an effort to lead an active lifestyle.


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