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With 54% of workers overweight, companies are being encouraged to promote fitness in sedentary staff. Sharon Ni Chonchuir talks to Prof Neil Moyna who’s heading up this workplace fitness challenge.

ARE you sitting comfortably? Considering most of us spend up to nine hours a day sitting down, it’s quite likely that you are.

Like Homer Simpson, most of us start our days sitting in the car as we drive to work. There, we sit at desks except for when we have to sit through meetings. A growing number of us even eat lunch sitting in front of our computers.

At the end of the workday, we get back in our cars, drive home, and collapse onto the sofa where we watch the latest box sets or scroll through our phones.


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