Working from home during the pandemic means many of us may be getting even less exercise than before.
There’s no more walking to the office, or running to catch a train or a bus. The lunchtime stroll may have vanished and getting to the gym is out of the question at the moment.
Sadly, the sedentary lifestyles of many officer workers – whether at a corporate or home office – is having an impact on our physical health.
Exceeding weekly recommended physical activity levels could ‘offset’ the harms caused by prolonged sitting, the World Heath Organisation (WHO) has now said.
Its recommendation, published in a special issue of the British Journal of Sports Medicine, is part of the new global guidelines on physical activity and sedentary behaviour.… Read the rest ...