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Unfit Employees Have More Injuries

Okay, so like everyone else you know, you’re tired. You’re too busy to exercise, you have too much to do, and what’s a few pounds between friends? But couch potato-it is could very well be the root of injury, according to the Canada Safety Council.

A 2001 survey by the Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute (CFLRI), found 57% of adults aged 18 and older are not active enough to achieve optimal health. Fifteen million Canadians spend one-half of their waking hours at work. Many sit at a desk or machine for most of the day, and many drive a vehicle on the job or to commute.

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WRITTEN BY
Janine Foster