Workplace Posture

Don't let your desk get you down

Movement is Key!!​​

 

Practice alternating between standing and sitting at least every hour. Try to squeeze in some simple stretches as you change positions

Don't let your desk get you down!

Adjust your desk height so your shoulders are relaxed and your elbows are at a 90 degree angle while typing.

Adjust seat so your hips and knees are at 90 degrees.
 

Eyes get tired too and can cause eye, neck and back strain. Every 15 to 20 minutes, take your eyes away from the screen and look at a distant object

Discover postural positions to help you feel better and move more comfortably. These can be practiced at any time: on your train ride home from work, at your desk, while you’re watching tv, etc. The more opportunities you can find to practice, the better!

Some actions to hold for 10 seconds, relax and repeat:

 

  1. Hold an orange under your chin

  2. Pull your shoulder blades down into your back pockets

  3. Squeeze a pencil between your shoulders

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