• How to Fix Turtle Neck Syndrome: Habits to Build and Habits to Break

    How to Fix Turtle Neck Syndrome: Habits to Build and Habits to Break

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    In this digital age, our lives are increasingly dominated by screens, particularly smartphones and tablets, leading to a rise in what is commonly known as "turtle neck syndrome" or "text neck."   Turtle neck syndrome, also referred to as text neck, is a modern phenomenon caused by the overuse of smartphones and other handheld devices, leading to neck and upper back pain. The constant downward...
  • How Long Should You Stand at a Standing Desk?

    How Long Should You Stand at a Standing Desk?

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    In many modern countries like Canada, the standing desks have emerged as a compelling alternative to conventional sitting setups. Health advocates are extolling their potential health benefits in combating the adverse effects of prolonged sitting, especially in the dynamic landscape of today’s workplaces. However, as with any transformative lifestyle change, moderation is the watchword.  In this comprehensive article, we delve into the risks associated...
  • Some Tips to Help You Stand for Long Periods of Time

    Some Tips to Help You Stand for Long Periods of Time

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    In the rapidly evolving landscape of the contemporary workplace characterized by predominantly sedentary roles, especially in Canada, the standing desk or sit stand desk has emerged as a sought-after solution to counteract the adverse effects of prolonged sitting. The well-established health benefits of standing, ranging from improved posture to enhanced circulation, have propelled the ergonomic sit stand desk into the forefront of office furniture innovation.  However, the key to reaping...
  • How to Use a Standing Desk: Going Back to the Basics

    How to Use a Standing Desk: Going Back to the Basics

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    Standing desk. In Canada, this ergonomic solution has been here for a while. Some of you have probably heard about it, or you may have even used one at work. However, if this is the first time you’re hearing of the standing desk or the sit stand desk, or if you’re new to the sit stand lifestyle, this post is specifically for you. In...
  • Standing for Long Periods of Time: The Cure for Sedentary Lifestyle?

    Standing for Long Periods of Time: The Cure for Sedentary Lifestyle?

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    A sedentary lifestyle is generally characterized by the lack of movement, specifically by prolonged sitting, one that is often associated with many of today’s modern employees and workers who spend their days on their desk and chair, glued to their computer. With this, you might be wondering—if sedentary lifestyle is associated with prolonged sitting, will standing for long periods of time combat its negative...
  • The Risks Associated with Turtleneck Syndrome

    The Risks Associated with Turtleneck Syndrome

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    If you live a sedentary lifestyle and your everyday activities are characterized by excessive phone use and typing on a computer, you’re a likely candidate to several health risks that can have long-term and debilitating side effects. Spine and joint issues are a big risk, including chronic diseases such as heart problems and diabetes. One of the things you must watch out for is...
  • 5 Ergonomic High-Back Chair Features to Look For

    5 Ergonomic High-Back Chair Features to Look For

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    Looking for an ergonomic high back chair for your office? You’ll find so many options in the market that it can be quite overwhelming trying to check which chair is right for you. As with many ergonomic office equipment, shopping for an ergonomic high back chair will require some research, some checking on your part to determine which ergonomic features are most important for...
  • High-Back Office Chair: 5 Long Hour Sitting Benefits

    High-Back Office Chair: 5 Long Hour Sitting Benefits

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    Most working professionals spend most of their waking moments seated on a chair and working on a desk. In fact, research says that people spend about 85,500 hours sitting over the span of their career. It is no wonder sedentary lifestyle seems to have become the normal lifestyle today. Extended sitting in the office appears to be unavoidable for many individuals, and this has...
  • Desk Accessories to Mitigate Sedentary Lifestyles

    Desk Accessories to Mitigate Sedentary Lifestyles

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    Breaking free from sedentary lifestyles may seem daunting, what with the fact that many facets of today’s world seem to be associated with lack or minimal movement—from a lot of work today being characterized by sitting in front of computers to most forms of entertainment and relaxation involving sitting in front of the television or the computer, playing simulation games or watching movies. The...
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