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Sleepy Brits suffer from 'Repetitive Snooze Injury'

By jspiteri  |  Posted: February 11, 2014

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Sleepy Brits are suffering from ‘Repetitive Snooze Injury’, spending 173 days of their life hitting the snooze button, according to new research from breakfast brand, FUEL YOUR 10K HOURS.

The Fuel Snooze Study reveals we spend 14 minutes a day snoozing which equates to one hour and 38 minutes each week, or 84 hours and 56 minute snoozing per year. One in 10 (10 per cent) are so tired in the mornings that they snooze for 30 minutes or more each day.

• Brits spend 85 hours a year snoozing.

• Brits get an average six hours and 36 minutes’ sleep per night and set their alarm for 06.58, however, most can’t peel themselves out of bed until 07.12.

• One in ten (10 per cent) have been sacked for being late because of snoozing.

• One in eight (15 per cent) claim to have missed an important meeting.

• One in thirteen (8 per cent) wish they could be more productive in the morning.

• Snoozers’ good intentions include a morning run (16 per cent), cycling or walking to work (14 per cent), hitting the local lido for a swim (11 per cent) or taking the dog for a walk (10 per cent).

• A quarter (25 per cent) would like to use the snoozing time to catch up on more quality time with their family or partner

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