In the United Kingdom two to four hours of light activity are recommended during working hours.  This includes walking and standing.  In the United States, the CDC/ACSM consensus statement and the Surgeon General's report states that every adult should participate in moderate exercise, such as walking, swimming, and household tasks, for a minimum of 30 minutes daily. 
Sometimes the terms 'dynamic' and 'static' are used. [ citation needed ] 'Dynamic' exercises such as steady running, tend to produce a lowering of the diastolic blood pressure during exercise, due to the improved blood flow. Conversely, static exercise (such as weight-lifting) can cause the systolic pressure to rise significantly (during the exercise) [ citation needed ].