Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Are you happy in your job? > Health-in-Motion 01 September 2016 Do you have an office job that involves sitting at your desk? Do you have an office job that involves sitting at your desk or in meetings for hours on end every day? If that’s the case, you should be concerned about your health. New research has shown that desk-based workers who sit for eight hours or more per day are at an increased risk of dying compared to those with less sedentary occupations. The good news: you can counter the detrimental effects of long periods of sitting by including at least an hour of physical activity into your routine every day. 0 More in Newsletters Everyone needs a good eight hours of sleep per night, right? More: Daily Dose: Are you happy in your job?Health-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical SEE: 6 questions about rabies answered News SURVEY: Are you happy in your job? Medical Statins aren't the only way to lower cholesterol Medical 'Spare tyre' worse for your heart than 'love handles' Medical Americas first part of globe to be free of measles Medical Good outcomes for babies with cleft lip and palate From our sponsors How to still have a good life with diabetes Eye-Q: R50 off! Lose weight Otrivin Menthol relieves sinus congestion Live healthier Love coffee? Your heart may too » What to eat for white teeth Bad foods for teeth-whitening Do any of these drinks cause your teeth to hurt? Savour your coffee – with a bright smile Here's how to stop coffee from staining your teeth while enjoying all its health benefits. Get your groove back! » Get your move on! Morning run? 5 exercises to start your summer fitness regime 6 easy ways to make your workout fun again Some inspiration to make sure your workout routine don't become tedious.