Physical Jobs are not enough for cardiovascular Fitness.

Often patients mention that they don’t need to exercise outside of work because they have physical enough jobs.

The physical activity paradox: six reasons why occupational physical activity (OPA) does not confer the cardiovascular health benefits that leisure-time physical activity does.


Andreas Holtermann,1,2 Niklas Krause,3 Allard J van der Beek,4 Leon Straker5