Stop “Computer Neck” With These Expert Tips
Time for a quick check in: are you reading this article with your head and neck craned forward? Maybe even with a hump in your back? If you work in front of a computer all day, chances are you have a habit of “computer neck” and may not even realize it you’re doing it but trust and believe your neck, shoulders and back DO realize it. Prolonged and repetitive neck extension – a form of microtrauma – can over time develop into painful neck strain injury. Not to mention, the protruding muscle memory is definitely not a good look (literally) as you’re going through your regular daily life away from your computer.
In this video, fitness trainer Chris “Mean” Green shares tips for correcting neck protrusion and other simple exercises you can do right in the office for a healthier body overall.