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Sitting Too Much Can be Harmful!

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

I recently ran our ‘Office Worker Wellness’ workshop for the HR Department of a Municipal Government.  I asked the group how long they spend sitting each day.  The average answer was 10.5 hours a day!  Around the world the average daily sitting time per person is half their awake time (approx 9 hours).  This is a high number, so I was a little bit shocked to hear that this group was so much higher than the global average.  I thought it over (more…)