Being too active at work could make you obese

People who spend much of their working hours being active, but most of their leisure time sedentary or in bed, have the highest risk factors for obesity. — Reuters

Workers with physically demanding jobs who are inactive out of hours are at greater risk of obesity than those with a more even work-life balance, an international study has found.

Researchers from the University of South Australia in partnership with Denmark’s National Research Centre for the Working Environment, the University of Gävle, the University of Copenhagen and the University of Southern Denmark tracked the time-use behaviours of 807 blue-collar workers to investigate links between work, leisure and obesity.

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