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#142198 - 04/18/05 09:35 AM Sedentary
K-Man Offline

Registered: 04/18/05
Posts: 1
I love to read, and I also enjoy watching television. And while I agree that Americans, in general, live a life style that is too sedentary to be healthy, how is reading any less sedentary than watching television? While the weather is improving around the nation, it would make more sense to me that people replace their television watching time with more physical activities or by spending more quality time with their children.

#142199 - 05/02/05 06:35 PM Re: Sedentary
Zed Offline

Registered: 08/27/02
Posts: 2154
Loc: British Columbia, Canada
Welcome K-Man
I used to climb a tree and balance laying on a branch to read when I was a kid. Does that count as non-sedentary reading?
(The cord was too short to take the TV up with me)

#142200 - 05/04/05 04:46 PM Re: Sedentary
amnow Offline

Registered: 07/02/04
Posts: 96
Loc: Illinois
We've talked about reading while walking...not very vigorously, of course!

#142201 - 05/04/05 05:48 PM Re: Sedentary
Faldage Offline
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Registered: 12/01/00
Posts: 13803
not very vigorously, of course!

Wait a minute. You didn't talk vigorously? Read? Walk? What?

#142202 - 05/04/05 07:23 PM Re: Sedentary
amnow Offline

Registered: 07/02/04
Posts: 96
Loc: Illinois
Ya know, I read and re-read before I posted, and I'm not even sure...oh, it was walking.


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