Sitting is the new smoking!
In support of Back Care Awareness Weak, a few top tips for being comfortable at work.
Did you know?
Most British adults sit for more than 9 hours a day, over twice the recommended amount.
Prolonged sitting is strongly linked to increased heart disease, diabetes and cancer.
Even regular exercise cannot undo the effect of sitting.
Reducing daily sitting by 1 hour can burn 1kg of fat a month.
80% of Scandinavians sit-stand at work, compared to only 1% of workers in the UK!
To help combat this, you should build positive new habits:
Stand up on public transport.
Park your car further from work.
Take phone calls standing up.
Experiment with standing or walking meetings.
Reduce your sitting time at home.