It’s time to replace my chair with something new.
As someone who sits at a desk for over 10 hours each day, the quality of my chair is very important! Or maybe its just because I’m getting older, but the bones seems to creek and ache a little bit more lately.
The range has expanded, with some more affordable offerings, so it may be time to take a test drive of the other offerings.
A long time ago, before I got my home office all setup I used to work from a sofa in the living room. It was great for watching TV and working at the same time, not my most productive times! Perhaps a sofa in the office would be make for a more productive, and comforting working environment.
When I was younger, I didn’t have a desk in my bedroom. All my homework was done at the dining room table.
With space at a premium on most large cities, rooms often have dual functions, so why not the furniture. Would a dining room chair be comfortable enough for a full days work?
Some friends swear by Exercise balls as chairs, and I found this great article with 10 Reasons to Use an Exercise ball as your Chair. I may get used to something like that, but I can’t see myself on an exercise ball for 60hrs a week.
With studies claim sitting all day is killing us!
Quantitative estimates indicate that sedentary living is responsible for about one-third of deaths due to coronary heart disease, colon cancer, and diabetes–three diseases for which physical inactivity is an established causal factor.
Would now be a better time to stand while working. It probably wouldn’t be practical to stand for the entire work day, but with the availability of motorized desks, perhaps now is the time to switch from sitting all day to standing.
How about you?
What do you sit on all day (and your ass isn’t a helpful answer, although funny!), if you were buying a new chair what would you buy?