Sedentary exercise

Gabrielle Lis

Think that 30-40 minutes of daily exercise gets an office-based workforce off the hook? Think again. Activity throughout the day is a must for good health.

When you consider what it means to be sedentary, you’re more likely to imagine a couch potato than someone who does some of their journey to and from work by foot. However, even 30-40 minutes a day of moderate exercise a day doesn’t guarantee freedom from the health dangers associated with a sedentary lifestyle. What is sedentary behaviour? According to a Medibank Private report, sedentary behaviour is “activity fo...

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Published 09 February, 2011 | Updated 05 April, 2016