As we come into a new lockdown unfortunately many of us will be stuck at home unless you are an essential worker. Might this might be OK for some who can work from home, for many this is a nightmare especially at this time of year when it is super cold and it gets dark early. That said it is important to try and stay positive and although many people are stuck at home you can use this time to improve your life for when we do come out of lock down.
Unfortunately many trails will be closed for the moment until we come out of this level 5 lockdown. If you are working from home it is important to have the right setup to ensure that you are comfortable but also that you are sitting healthy at your desk all day. Sitting in the wrong chair or even having the right chair at the wrong height for your desk can really impact your health. It can lead to issues with your spine, joints and even give you knots in your muscles from being hunched over all day. By getting a quality gaming chair for your home you can ensure that you are sitting comfortably and safely for your spine, shoulders and neck.
It is important that you have good posture when sitting and you need to take a 5 minute break every hour and go for a walk around the house or even better outside in the fresh air. By doing this you will not cramp up as much and you can take the pressure off of your joints.
Many employers will allow you to write off this expense of a good office chair, gaming chair or office desk or will even offer to cover the cost as it looks like we could be in lockdown for another 2/3 months.
Many people are still sitting at their kitchen table and working for hours every day. This is terribly unhealthy and can do lasting damage to your spine. So while you are stuck in the house and not able to reach the beautiful walking trails around the country please take care of your health so when lockdown ends you will be able to resume your walking pain free!