Desk job

Your desk job may slowly be killing you – Here's what you can do

Your desk job may slowly be killing you – Here's what you can do

Continuous movement while sitting may increase metabolic rate more than standing at a desk, suggests a study.

Jan 05, 2018, 10:51 AM IST
Prolonged periods of sitting can cancel the benefits of exercise, says study

Prolonged periods of sitting can cancel the benefits of exercise, says study

As your total sitting time increases, so does your risk of an early death.

Sep 20, 2017, 10:18 AM IST
Have a 9-5 job?  You could be at risk of Vitamin D deficiency

Have a 9-5 job? You could be at risk of Vitamin D deficiency

Shift workers, healthcare workers and indoor workers in particular are at high risk of vitamin D deficiency, researchers at the University of Alberta, Canada suggest.

Jun 22, 2017, 11:20 AM IST
Desk job? Five easy ways to boost your metabolism without exercise

Desk job? Five easy ways to boost your metabolism without exercise

But, there are some healthy rules that, if you incorporate them in your daily activities - even when at work – will give you a lot of health benefits. 

Feb 03, 2017, 14:31 PM IST

Desk job? Lose weight and keep your belly flat with these tips!

Here are some healthy steps that will help reduce your risks for various health conditions as well as avoid gaining excessive weight.

Jul 13, 2016, 15:05 PM IST

Watch: 20 tricks for sitting at your desk without hurting your back

Did you know that your sitting posture and even the way your desk at work is set up, is responsible for the health problems that you face?

Mar 01, 2016, 14:33 PM IST

Sitting job: Why it's dangerous and how you can reduce the risk

Deepak Rawat, National Fitness Manager, Fitness First India, shared some excellent tips to stay healthy while being at a desk job.  

Sep 08, 2015, 16:28 PM IST

Desk job is injurious to health

People in desk jobs could be compromising with their health as it often perpetrates a sedentary lifestyle.

Jan 15, 2012, 14:13 PM IST

How a desk job can send you early to the grave

Bad news for those who have desk jobs - a new study has found that sitting down for long periods of time increases risk of early death.

Sep 29, 2011, 11:53 AM IST

Red wine prevents ill effects of desk job

A new study has suggested that a “healthy” ingredient contained in red wine may prevent the negative effects that spaceflight and sedentary lifestyles have on people.

Jul 01, 2011, 12:41 PM IST

Red wine prevents ill effects of desk job

A new study has suggested that a “healthy” ingredient contained in red wine may prevent the negative effects that spaceflight and sedentary lifestyles have on people.

Jul 01, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Desk job can double bowel cancer risk

More than 37,500 people a year in Britain are diagnosed with bowel cancer.

Apr 19, 2011, 23:40 PM IST

Desk job can double bowel cancer risk

More than 37,500 people a year in Britain are diagnosed with bowel cancer.

Apr 19, 2011, 00:00 AM IST