Deskbound: Standing Up To A Sitting World

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Item#: 9781628600582
Author Starrett, Kelly
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You'd better stand up for this bit of news.

Sitting can wreak havoc on your health, and not just in the form of minor aches and pains. Recent studies show that too much sitting contributes to a host of diseases—from obesity and diabetes to cancer and depression. The typical seated office worker suffers from more musculoskeletal injuries than those workers who do daily manual labor. It turns out that sitting is as much an occupational risk as is lifting heavy weights on the job. The facts are in: sittingliterally shortens your life.Your chair is your enemy, and it is murdering your body.

 
In this groundbreaking new book, Dr. Kelly Starrett—renowned physical therapist and author of theNew York TimesandWall Street JournalbestsellerBecoming a Supple Leopard—unveils a detailed battle plan for surviving our chair-centric society.Deskboundprovides creative solutions for reducing the amount of time you spend perched on your backside, as well as strategies for transforming your desk into a dynamic, active workstation that can improve your life.
 
 
You will learn how to:

Easily identify and fix toxic body positions

Eradicate back, neck, and shoulder pain

Mitigate carpel tunnel syndrome forever

Organize and stabilize your spine and trunk

Walk, hinge, squat, and carry with peak skill

Perform daily body maintenance work using 14 mobility templates for resolving pain and increasing range of motion

Whether your goal is to maximize your performance in or out of the workplace, lose weight, or simply live pain-free,Deskboundwill work for you. It is a revolutionary cure for death-by-desk.