Almost four million UK employees 'not doing any exercise at all'

Public sector least active

Adam Saville
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AXA PPP healthcare's 'FIT-SE' index reveals time working Brits spend being physically active

Almost one third (29%) of the UK's workforce - equivalent to 3.9m people - is too tired after work to consider exercising, even though nearly half (48%) said they believed physical exercise improves mental health and 46% said it relieved stress, new research has revealed. The annual ‘FIT-SE' Index, commissioned by AXA PPP healthcare and launched as part of its Flying Start campaign, found that the public sector is seemingly the most burnt out industry, with two fifths (39%) too tired to exercise after work. On in 10 (13%) in the public sector, which includes government and civil serva...

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