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15 February 2011

Pedal your way to better health at work

A mini exercise bike that can be used while working at a desk could help improve the health of office workers and others with sedentary jobs, according to a new study.

Study tests portable device that desk-bound workers could use.

The study participants were mostly female, overweight and 40 years old, on average. They spent at least 75% of their workday sitting at a desk or work station. They generally used the portable pedal machines on 12 of 20 workdays and for an average of 23 minutes each of those days.

 
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