38% working professionals in India spend time sitting: Study

38% working professionals in India spend time sitting

Recent study mentioned that more than 35% working professionals in India spend time sitting long working hours. Over 80% professionals agree that walking helps them guard against lifestyle diseases. Among them, over 38% spend time sitting and only 20% devote time to walking and the rest either sleeping or standing, the study was conducted across 4 cities of Delhi, Mumbai, Pune and Jaipur. Long working hours is the biggest barrier to walk and 26% women also agree the same fact. City wise analysis found that professionals across Delhi (27 per cent) and Mumbai (25 per cent) employees from walking, in Pune (21 per cent) and Jaipur (13 per cent) do not walk due to long daily commute.

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