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For many of us, sitting down for the majority of our day is inevitable and unavoidable. But this time spent sitting along with the time we sit on the way to and from work, whilst having dinner, and whilst winding down watching TV after work, is seriously detrimental to our health.   For example, those who's jobs require them to sit down all day, are twice as likely to develop cardiovascular disease than someone who's job requires them to be moving around all day.   It's unavoidable for many of us; we spend a lot of time staring at screens and sitting down, in our work...

Do you sit in the car on the way to the train station? Do you have an office job that requires 8-9 hours of sitting each day? Do you go out for lunch during work hours and sit as well? Do you catch public transport home and sit down the whole way? Do you go home and sit in front of the TV for a few hours before you sleep? The ABS estimated 10.4 million people aged 18 years and over (or 61% of adults) worked in a job or business. These workers spent an average of just over 16 hours sitting...