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Healthy Computing: Get Energized

Optimize your performance and prevent computer-related injuries with Healthy Computing Tips. As we continue to work without interruptions at the computer, we often get tired and drained. Increase your vitality when you move and Get Energized. Stand...

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Healthy Computing: Take a Walk

Does sitting in your chair make you tired? Do you wish you had a better ergonomically designed chair? Even though we think that that appropriate ergonomics will solve the problems, in reality any position-even perfectly ergonomically designed-will...

Healthy Computing: Daily Athlete

Computing is an athletic event. It requires the frequent use of certain muscles hour after hour, day after day. In fact, when we work at the computer we use our upper extremity muscles more than any world class athlete would (do you know of any...

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Breathe Effortlessly

The moment most people begin keyboarding or mousing they increase their breathing rate. While working at the computer, adults' breathing rate increases by 30% to 18 breaths per minute, while the breathing rate of young boys playing computer games...

Healthy Computing: The Wave

Sometimes when working we feel tired, sleepy, empty and in need of energy. At the same time our neck and shoulders tighten and we tend to breathe shallowly. Yet, the more tired we are, the more likely we just keep sitting at times just staring in...

Healthy Computing: Clear Vision

After working at the computer, do your eyes feel tired and irritated? Approximately 33 to 37 percent of people experience eye irritation such as, itching, burning, dry eyes or difficulty focusing on the distant objects after computer work. Look to...

Healthy Computing: Foot Ball Massage

Do your feet scream for attention? Do they feel trapped in your shoes? Do you take your shoes off almost immediately upon arriving at home? Sitting at a computer during the day without much movement can be stifling for the whole body, especially for...

Healthy Computing: Working Postures

When working in an office, we usually accept the ergonomic situation as it is. We often adapt our bodies to the environment and thereby create dysfunctional working postures. Decrease your risk and enhance your health when you check and then change...

Healthy Computing: Relief and Pamper Time

Ok, so youve figured out that we really want you to take breaks. We suggested you stretch at your desk then, we suggested that you move at your desk. Now, another reward. Give yourself gentle massages at your desk. Then when you splurge and get a...

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