Category: Ergonomic Guides

How to Prevent Computer Hunch Through Weight Training

Today I want to tell you a story.  This isn’t a one-size-fits all story.  It’s not a “this is what you should do” story.  Instead, it’s just a story about a journey that I have taken.  I prefer… Read More

Benefits of a Vertical Mouse

Here on 9 to 5 ergonomics, I’ve reviewed a number ergonomic mice that are designed to put the wrist in a more vertical position.  In those reviews, I’ve mentioned a more vertical wrist position as a beneficial feature,… Read More

How to Use a Mouse

It never ceases to amaze me how many people use a computer mouse for hours on end, but have never taken the time to consider whether their mousing technique is safe. On the other hand, proper keyboard usage… Read More

How to Correct a Muscle Imbalance Caused By Sitting at Work

This is no shortage of articles around the web stressing the dangers of sitting for long periods of time. Cancer, heart attack, weight gain and high cholesterol have all been linked to sitting at a desk day in… Read More

9 to 5’s Guide to Proper Standing Desk Posture

If you’re like most 9 to 5’ers, you probably spend a great deal of your time at a desk, hunched over your computer. That’s fine if it’s done in moderation, but there’s an increasing body of evidence that… Read More

9 to 5’s Guide to Proper Sitting Posture

There have been a flurry of articles lately about the dangers of sitting for long periods of time.  With that said, us 9 to 5’ers don’t always have the option of spending our days playing volleyball at the… Read More