Sitting is the new enemy

Move 1

Everyone is aware of the dangers of smoking, not wearing a seat belt or texting while driving - but sitting is a new and deadly enemy. Largely unrecognised as a danger, it lies at the heart of the physical inactivity epidemic facing today’s youth.

In less than two generations, physical activity in the UK has decreased by 20%, as vehicles, machines and technology do our moving for us. What we do in our leisure time doesn’t come close to making up for what we’ve lost.

The world has stopped moving, so it's up to us to make a difference. Commit to #move1, get children moving one hour every day to make the difference of a lifetime. Join the movement, and like @Move1hour on Facebook. Here’s why: