23 Apr 2019

Exercise can undo the damage of sitting down all day

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:25 pm on 23 April 2019

If you sit at your desk all day you'll no doubt have heard the warnings about being inactive - many studies have linked it to a number of health problems, including a higher risk of heart disease. 

But a new study has found exercising for just 30 minutes a day can mitigate many of these risks, more so than switching to a standing desk. 

Lead author of the study Professor Emmanuel Stamatakis from the University of Sydney explains what kind of exercise if important.

67035726 - big belly man jogging , exercising, doing cardio in the park , slightly overweight, loosing weight. on a lawn of green grass between trees without leaves.

Photo: gcammarata/123RF

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