What to do if sitting hurts

Is sitting at your desk 8 hours a day, 5 days a week causing you pain and discomfort??  Keep reading to find out what you can do to help fix this.

Ergonomics is simply the study of people’s efficiency in their working environment. If we want to truly understand how to make people the most productive and efficient as possible, we need to set up the right environment for them to work in. It’s kind of like going outside on a cold winter's day without wearing a hat or gloves.It doesn't make sense, does it?

We should all be trying to set up our work environment to support the way we are meant to function. I think it’s common knowledge that humans weren’t meant to sit for 8+ hours, nor were they meant to stand for that long either. It’s all about balance and using the right equipment.

There has been loads of literature on posture, stretching, exercising, stand up desks, how lighting affects your mood, etc…these are all things that contribute to how efficient you are.

Read 8 easy office yoga stretches you can do here.