Moving Right Along...Is Good For You
Body awareness may be the most important ergonomic "tool" of all.
Refresh your eyes by following the 20-20-20 rule. Every 20 minutes, look up and focus on something 20 feet away for 20 seconds.
Your body craves movement, so don’t sit all day if you can help it. And when you do sit, sit better. Learn how.
People who sit all day are at as high a risk of back injury as those who stand all day. The key to good ergonomic health is a mix of the two. In an ideal world, you’d work standing up or moving around at least five minutes an hour.
"You can have a great chair, but we don't promote sitting all day," says Wayne Baxter of Herman Miller. "And you can have a great sit-to-stand desk, but we don't promote standing all day. It's the mixture of all the postures that makes the body happy." Watch the video above to learn more about how to move better and feel better.