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n Diabetes Lifestyle - Chairs are dangerous! So stop sitting and fetch some water... : living with diabetes

Volume 2016, Issue 1
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Abstract

Often people tell me "the reason for the increase in obesity is because we're just not as active as we used to be". But, is this true? A 2012 study looking at changes in physical activity from various countries around the world, found that total physical activity had only slightly decreased -whilst occupational physical activity may have decreased, leisure time activity had increased (e.g. gym and fitness classes, running, cycling and 'Warrior' races to name a few). So why was there a slight decrease in physical activity overall? The explanation was that 'knowledge' workers spend a large portion of their time sitting.

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2016-01-01
2016-12-11

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