a couch potato

a couch potato

  (informal)
a person who does not like physical activity and prefers to sit down, usually to watch television
Usage notes: A couch is a piece of furniture that people sit on.
The remote control television was invented for couch potatoes.
See also: couch, potato
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If you're a bit of a couch potato, it promises that within nine weeks it can help you run 5k or for around half an hour.
Don't be a Don't be a couch potato couch potato Don't be a Don't be a couch potato couch potato A COUCH potato lifestyle is linked to a significantly greater risk of certain cancers as well as heart disease and diabetes, research has shown.
Prof Gleeson told a conference at the University of Liverpool: "If you have a tendency to be a couch potato then you probably have an average risk of catching an infection - typically 2-3 URTIs per year.
A DIET pills company wants to pay someone pounds 23,750 a year to be a couch potato and gorge on junk food.
THE Weight Watchers group leader knows all about being a couch potato .
And 20% described themselves as a couch potato or as someone who never exercises.
Q I AM a bit of a couch potato but as a late New Year's resolution I started going to the gym.
The point of all this information is to emphasise to Windy that I can oppose wind factories and not be a couch potato.
Her husband, Jay, is a couch potato whose biggest thrill is going out to eat.
Both the lemon poppy seed muffin bread and the Waldorf salad appear in his book for the American Diabetes Association, ``Confessions of a Couch Potato.
When nutritionist Jane Hurley walked down the potato chip aisle of a supermarket just five years ago, she left with a conclusion that would make a couch potato cringe with guilt: Pretzels.
But if you're a couch potato, we need you to stay a couch potato.
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Scientists at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute have used a couch potato mouse model to study muscle function.
It's called the Spud Club, an association to further the benefits of being a couch potato.
Erika Robles, 14, said she's half a couch potato although she walks 30 minutes between home and school each day.