Taking back control of your posture and how to correct desk posture

My pre-PT career days sat a desk in my corporate job!

Much has been mentioned in the press recently about the effects of poor posture leading to problems such as ‘tech neck’ or ‘skull horns’ (yes, those are a thing), lower back issues and tight shoulders to name a few. In an ideal world companies would be offering their employees standing desks, but unfortunately we’re a long way off from that happening. So what can we do to achieve the proper posture and alignment whilst at a laptop or computer?

Achieving the proper alignment of the entire body is very difficult when using a laptop. Most of us gaze down at the laptop, which means the neck is often craning forwards or downwards. Try implementing these simple things so you can achieve proper ergonomics and alignment of the body:

Remember to take frequent breaks from your computer too. I also do the following:

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Yasmine Say

Yasmine Say

Founder of Say Fitness Personal Training. #PersonalTrainer, STOTT Pilates Instructor and Mobility Coach. www.sayfitnesspt.com @sayfitnesspt