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Stand While On The Phone

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I started standing up in my office everytime I get on the phone. With a cordless headset I can move around too. I'm amazed how much less sitting I do now.

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  • I do some of my walking while on the phone. emoticon - by JANIEWWJD
  • good tip! - by BKLYNDIVA
  • BANNERMAN
    Thanks for the idea, will try it. - by BANNERMAN
  • I sometimes "fidgetcize" when i'm on the phone. - by CECELW
  • Great idea, I clean my kitchen while I am on the phone. - by AMBER461
  • Great idea even small amounts of movements add up. - by FRAN0426
  • Definitely walk while on the phone. Squeezes in a little exercise when I otherwise would be sitting. Love cordless phones! - by LSIG14
  • standing burns 30 calories more than sitting!
    Always a good thing! - by CHARTHESTAR
  • LCRUMLEY81
    do this all the time. - by LCRUMLEY81
  • What a great idea. I have not thought of that. I am on the phone alot so this will be great for me! emoticon - by CWAGES
  • I make a habit of walking while talking. At home, I trail a string behind me so that cat gets exercise, too! If you have a phone with cord, march in place, do calf raises, do SOMETHING! - by SABLENESS
  • CHEREEBEE
    I usually clean while on the phone... It's great, because I don't even realize I'm doing it, and by the time I'm off the phone my kitchen is spotless! - by CHEREEBEE
  • Excellent idea. I'll have to remember to do this. - by BUTTERFLYCHEEK
  • Good idea! I NEED to stand more. - by PYNETREE
  • AMANDACOETZER
    emoticon - by AMANDACOETZER
  • CEEMAY
    emoticon - by CEEMAY
  • Corded phones are so confining.... Great idea! Since I talk on the phone so much this could be interesting!!!! - by REJOYCEINLIFE
  • I pace when I'm on the phone, be careful, if you are around others this can make them nervous! (I don't know why) - by ABSTRACTBUG
  • Great idea
    - by ROOTIHAUSMAN
  • ME2448
    I agree I stand and march back and forth while I use my phone. We only have cell phones so never attached to a wire! - by ME2448

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