Health & Wellness

Office workers must exercise for an hour a day to counter death risk

Research on more than one million adults found that sitting for at least eight hours a day could increase the risk of premature death by up to 60 per cent.


Scientists said sedentary lifestyles were now posing as great a threat to public health as smoking, and were causing more deaths than obesity.


They urged anyone spending hours at their desk to change their daily routine to take a five minute break every hour, as well as exercise at lunchtimes and evenings.

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