You're 60% More Likely To Die Early If You Work Here
Posted on August 02, 2016 by Alison Healy
Working in an office is hardly the most thrilling of jobs, so you'll be surprised to learn that if you spend your working days sitting at a desk you're 60 per cent more likely to die early.
No seriously, a massive study from Cambridge University has found that one in six premature deaths caused by heart disease, stokes, cancer or type 2 diabetes, was directly linked with sitting at a desk all day.
It all boils down to movement.
While we're sitting at our desks we're not MOVING.
And we all know, we need an hour of movement a day to help ensure a long and healthy life.
Before you write this study off as another piece of academic sensationalist bulls**t, over one MILLION adults were surveyed, so it's pretty legit.
Think of that the next time you spend your lunch break surfing Facebook at your desk!