There are plenty of reasons we all love to sit down. A lot of you will probably be sitting down right now, reading this article. However, did you know that it could have some seriously detrimental effects to your health? Animator Duncan Elms created the video for Australian news programme 60 Minutes, and helps to explain how sitting has been called “the new smoking”.
Check out the video below, and be sure to ask your boss if you can stand up at your desk on Monday.