'Drop Dead Healthy': 8 of A.J. Jacob's unusual get-fit regimens

From a working at a treadmill desk to practicing extreme chewing, here are 8 strategies A.J. Jacobs tried as part of his quest for perfect fitness.

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3. A moving desk

After reading about how unhealthy it is to sit for much of the day, Jacobs put his laptop on top of a box and his treadmill behind the box so he could walk and type. Jacobs said he's enjoying the strategy, although it felt odd at first. "Now I found walking while working actually helps hone my focus," he wrote. "When I'm sitting, I'm fidgety.... With my treadmill desk, I'm getting rid of all my nervous energy."

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