If you’re sedentary, your daily activities include:
- Activities of daily living only, such as shopping, cleaning, watering plants, taking out the trash, walking the dog, mowing the lawn and gardening.
- No moderate or vigorous activities.
- Unless you do at least 30 minutes per day of intentional exercise, you are considered sedentary.
- Spending most of the day sitting – examples include being a bank teller or having a desk job.
The majority of people will be considered sedentary.