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... to play games that require balancing and movement.
Playing any games while standing up is also an alternative, as sitting all day is bad for us.
Test your back and neck posture against a wall or check proper posture illustrations to find any areas you need to work on when standing.
Be more aware of your feet when you’re sta...
Do pilates and other core strengthening exercises to help you stand taller and maintain a proper posture.
Yoga also does that and emphasizes body awareness and balance.
... and adjust your workspace accordingly to put less strain on your spine. Ensure you’ve got a chair that supports your back and is ergonomic for your workspace.
Besides your desk, rearview mirror, kitchen counters, pillows and mattresses are also things that influence your posture and need to be kept in mind.
... and more effectively, using your diaphragm. Also try breathing exercises that focus on lengthening your spine and engaging your waist muscles and lower core muscles.
Remembering to stand and sit properly is hard work, so thankfully there are apps to help us out.
Use apps that warn you when you’re slouching.
Hold your devices properly, straight in front of you or prop it up perpendicular to the table, so you won’t be constantly craning your neck down to stare at them.
Find the ideal desk height and keep your feet flat on the floor when sitting (the right seat height is level with your knees).
... to train your body to be in the proper position, with the least amount of strain possible on your supporting muscles. But so a doctor if you have serious posture issues or pain.
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View your computer screen with a straight neck. Put your screen in front of you at a comfortable viewing height. Don't look down at your screen or angle your screen, so you must twist your neck.
You may have to put the screen on a pile of books or on a cardboard box to raise it to a comfortable viewing position.
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If you tend to slump, you need to learn to lengthen your back. Use the time that you're sitting to stretch yourself against the backrest.
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You should engage particular muscles deep in the abdomen and back; then your muscles can take care of your back.
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Complete this circuit three times with a 30-second rest between each round.
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