Category Archive for: ‘computer’

The Posture Guru of Silicon Valley

  By AMY SCHOENFELD Published: May 11, 2011 Multimedia Mr. Drudge, 46, hasn’t just been sitting for two decades. Like so many workers chained to their technology, he has been hunched over desktops, laptops, smartphones and tablets, and it’s all taken a toll on his body. He tries to limit the time he spends sitting to four or five hours …

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Get Up. Get Out. Don’t Sit.

By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS Just as we were all settling in front of the television to watch the baseball playoffs, two new studies about the perils of sitting have spoiled our viewing pleasure. The research, published in separate medical journals this month, adds to a growing scientific consensus that the more time someone spends sitting, especially in front of the television, …

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Check Your Sitting Posture to Avoid Back Pain

August 24, 2009Softpedia.comElena Gorgan These days, most of us hold office jobs, which means we spend at least eight hours a day sitting down in front of a computer, with little to no time to straighten ourselves up by standing and moving around. 80 percent of Americans suffer from back pain at one point in their life, while back injuries …

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