They say that 27% of deaths can be attributed to a sedentary lifestyle!
Bus drivers, call centre operators, receptionists – anyone tied to a chair basically. So if you fall into one of these categories, beware!
A Dr Williamson, writing in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, said “reducing sitting time makes us better at breaking sugars and fats down”.
So if you are a couch potato reduce your risk of heart disease or stroke by having a fidget break every 20 minutes or so. Walk round, wiggle your hips or rock on your heels. That’s what commercial breaks are for!