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Obesity epidemic forces president to launch campaign to promote fitness in Mexico

President Enrique Pena Nieto has encouraged Mexicans to walk more, use stairs and exercise one hour every day as he launched a campaign against rampant obesity and diabetes.

“We can’t keep our arms crossed in front of a real overweight and obesity epidemic. The lives of millions of Mexicans are literally at risk,” Mr Pena Nieto said.

Here at iwantastandingdesk we can’t help but connect this with activity…sitting less and standing more. Standing burns significantly more calories than sitting (the facts are out out there in abundance) so surely this has to be a “no-brainer” for anyone who works in a sitting environment and values their fitness, health and posture.

Height adjustable desks…jackdesks…are a common sense answer to this Worldwide issue…the UK included.

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