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.


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.