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Standing. It’s just something you do, right (like breathing)? The truth is there’s a perfectly aligned and balanced way to stand.
Remember when your mum said that you would damage your eyes if you sat too close to the TV? Well, that’s not entirely true. DNews debunks a few vision myths that have persisted over the years.
Repetitive strain injury, or RSI, is a term which was developed to describe an epidemic of work-related arm and hand pain reported in Australia in the 1980s. While work-related arm and hand pain was and still is common, this particular epidemic was unusual in that it involved workers not previously considered as being at risk.
We’re all aware that sitting all day damages your body. One of the best ways to counteract those effects is to fix you posture, and the above video shows you exactly how to do that.
We all know sitting “kills”, but we don’t necessarily want to commit to standing throughout our entire day. The easiest answer? An adjustable standing desk like this feature-rich version from Dick Y., submitted to IKEA Hackers.