Stand up in the office to lose weight and boost circulation, says expert
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sitting down too long increases your risk of dying within a few years –
even if you are already physically active.
It found adults who sat 11 or more hours
per day had a 40 per cent increased risk of dying in the next three
years compared with those whosat for fewer than four hours a day.
Dr Buckley concluded making small changes in the workplace such as standing at your disk can make long-term improvements to your health.