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  • 07.30.04

Weighting for the Train

A study conducted this spring found that the longer your daily commute — the more time you spend in your car — the greater the odds you’ll become obese. For every extra 30 minutes you drive, you have a 3% greater chance of being obese.

A study conducted this spring found that the longer your daily commute — the more time you spend in your car — the greater the odds you’ll become obese. For every extra 30 minutes you drive, you have a 3% greater chance of being obese.

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Makes me glad I walk and take the subway to work, really. And highlights the importance of efforts like Bike to Work Day and Week and Walk to Work Day (also in Australia) even moreso.

How long does it take you to get to work? And, how do you get to work?

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