More bad news for office workers! Apparently, working inside a building will guarantee a person an early death. First, scientists revealed that sitting all day at desk was making our but wider (yes, gravity really does work against you) and standing all day puts stress on a person’s knees and back. So to combat the side effects, an office worker should change positions every 15 minutes and walk around. (Salary workers don’t have time for that! Websites need updating–no time for breaks!) But now the news is even more grim. Researchers have determined that taking a quick stroll down the office hallway is not enough! Workers who slave all day long inside a cozy office must exercise for a least an hour a day unless they want to die an early death. Read it! The article and link is below. Anyone who works in an office or a has a desk job secretly already knows this information…sitting for more than a few hours just feels wrong. A gut feelings tells the brain to get up, walk around but the bottom stays resting on the chair, glued. But duty calls, reports need to be filed, emails are waiting for a response and there is just too much to do. And then the strangest part…is the the tired feeling the office worker feels once they clock out. They wonder why. The office worker did not fix a roof or mow a lawn or even sweat any bullets. Why the exhausted feeling? Mental exhaustion, ugh. Mental anguish can make it terribly difficult to rush off to the gym after work to exercise for a whole hour. But the office worker had better try unless they want to kick the bucket sixty percent earlier than every one else…..Check out the article below.
Office workers must exercise for one hour a day to combat the deadly risk of modern working lifestyles, a major Lancet study has found.
Research on more than one million adults found that sitting for at least eight hours a day could increase the risk of premature death by up to 60 per cent.
Scientists said sedentary lifestyles were now posing as great a threat to public health as smoking, and were causing more deaths than obesity.
They urged anyone spending hours at their desk to change their daily routine to take a five minute break every hour, as well as exercise at lunchtimes and evenings.