Home > Daily-tips 16 October 2013 Get moving at the office How can you reduce your daily sitting time when you’re not able to move around all day? 0 iStock The average adult spends 9.3 hours sitting down driving to work, behind a desk or on the couch – and it’s slowly killing us. So, how can you reduce your daily sitting time when you’re not able to move around all day?Take action:A few ways to lead a more active life without having to make drastic lifestyle changes are to:Gently stretch when you get out of bed.Do a couple of sun salutations (look it up online).Ditch the car for public transport as often as you can.Use the stairs instead of the elevator.Get up every 55 minutes to stretch your legs.Skip the e-mail and walk over to your colleague.Visit our Swim Fit CentreWIN! Click here for a chance to win some fabulous prizes. More: Daily-tips advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Medical Coronavirus 101 – here's what you need to know Medical Coronavirus in SA: All the confirmed cases Medical Coronavirus: What are the criteria for a suspected case? Medical Coronavirus: Basic protective measures Medical Here's how quality sleep can help you fight the new coronavirus Covid-19: SA Government's Online Coronavirus Portal Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.