Revealed: The Number Of Years You Spend Sitting Down At Your Desk (It’s Terrifying)

Let’s start with a pre-emptive apology. We already know January is miserable enough without us adding to it. But during the winter months when it’s easier to eat al-desko, here’s something that made us want to jog around the block.

Apparently, British office workers spend the equivalent of five years of their lives sat at their desk without getting up.

We knew we were lazy and resistant to leaving our cosy, warm burrows, but even we didn’t know it was that bad. And with news that being sedentary is slowly killing us, it may be time to take it seriously.