Staying comfortable whilst travelling is especially important for people who have to travel a lot for work. But, even if your reason for frequent travel isn’t work related, it can be easy for regular travel to cause extreme discomfort that lasts days, weeks or even longer.
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Laptops are great because you can use them pretty much anywhere. However, it’s the portability of laptops that can lead to making bad choices about our posture whilst we’re using them.
Posture when using a laptop
Depending on where you are using a laptop, you can be… Continue reading
Health and safety at work is a big deal and employers are usually pretty clued up about their responsibilities in keeping you safe and healthy whilst you’re working.
However, being safe and looking after your wellbeing isn’t just the job of your employer. They can put every… Continue reading
The wishful thinking amongst us will have heard that fidgeting helps you to burn calories – and yes, it really does. Just like any movement, fidgeting helps to keep your metabolism at a higher rate than if you were simply resting. It’s certainly not… Continue reading
Working days can be long, but they can feel even longer if you’re exhausted. One thing that can trick you into thinking that you’re really tired (when you’re perhaps more awake than you think), is when your eyes are tired or dry.
What makes your eyes tired?… Continue reading
Signs you have poor posture
Are your shoulders slumped?
This is probably the symptom that most people will think of when they think of poor posture. If you can move your shoulders back so that your chest isn’t leaning downwards right now, it’s a sign of poor… Continue reading
We’re pleased to announce that we will be speaking at an ‘Introduction to Workplace Health’ workshop at Archway Health Hub, on Lubenham Hill in Market Harborough, on 20 June.
The workshop, which is free to attend, is open to everyone but is particularly relevant to business owners and… Continue reading
It seems like standing desks and walking meetings are both really fashionable at the moment. But more important than the latest trends or work culture ‘must haves’, is the effect that sitting has on your health.
Information surrounding this topic can be conflicting. For example,… Continue reading
What is bad posture?
Bad posture is where muscles are regularly used in a way that causes them to become tight and painful, whilst others are not used and so become weak.
Unfortunately, prolonged poor posture can cause painful conditions that last a lifetime if they go untreated.… Continue reading
Sometimes, no matter how fit and healthy you are, it can seem like there is no escape from back pain. However, experiencing regular back pain or intermittent back pain doesn’t necessarily mean that you have a bad back – it’s often just the things you do to… Continue reading