With the development of network, it is very common that many office workers sit in front of the computers for a long time. According to rough statistics, a simple person will sit in the chair over 40,000 hours in whole life while an office worker will spend over 60,000 hours and IT worker will spend over 80,000 hours.
Over 70% of computer workers will sit over 6 hours a day. Many of them feel ache all over. It is very important to sit in a computer chair but seldom people try to improve their chair although they feel uncomfortable with the chair. According to the health reports, sit in the uncomfortable chairs will affect our blood circulation and destruct our digestive system. It will disrupt our body’s metabolism and may lead to cervical spondylosis and other diseases. Correct posture and comfortable seating is very important to health. You can place a cushion in the chair to support your lumbar.
We will feel uncomfortable with a posture at most 20 minutes. It is suggested that stand up for a walk or stretch every 15 minutes and change your posture every 30 seconds. World Health Organization report has shown that more than 2 million people dead because of sitting for too long. Although you are busy, stand up to have a short-time break.
There is also another problem caused by sedentary, “buttocks amnesia”, which will cause hip muscles weak and hip flexors tension and lead to the pelvis forward. It will increase pressure on the lumbar spine and cause back pain. You will more willing to sit in the chair so you will become inadaptable to stand, walk and run. For brainworkers, you need to do exercise more no matter how busy you are. Go to the pantry to drink water or make coffee from coffee tin. It is necessary to do some sports in order to keep fit and healthy.