Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Are you drinking your sugar intake? > 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: Daily Dose: Are you drinking your sugar intake?Health-in-Motion advertisement Other news Fitness 4 reasons your muscles are cramping up Parenting Things you shouldn't say to someone who stutters Sex This is exactly how long the sex ‘afterglow’ lasts, according to science Sex The 10 worst things that could happen to your penis Sex This is how having sex actually makes your brain smarter Fitness Sex, love and bicycles From our sponsors R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher up for grabs! Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know 8 strategies for treating both your bladder problems and your depression Live healthier Don't even bother » SEE: When you cough, this is what happens to your body LISTEN: Can you spot the smoker’s cough? 7 cough remedies that definitely don’t work A chronic cough can be the bane of your life. Here are seven cough remedies you shouldn't waste your time with. Be in the know! » How to manage sensitive teeth 5 ways runners mess up their teeth Oral health basics: what you need to know Dr Simon Reeves talks us through the importance of oral health basics. Here’s how to care for your teeth properly.