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17 November 2017

Do you have a job that has you sitting in a chair for most of the day?

If you have a job that has you sitting in a chair for most of the day, you may well be concerned about how this impacts on your wellbeing. Finnish researchers recently monitored office workers for a year to investigate how they could help them improve their situation. The scientists found that reducing the amount of time spent sitting down before, during and after work by just 21 minutes a day, resulted in better health, improving several biomarkers, including cholesterol and blood sugar levels, while also maintaining muscle mass.

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