As many of you have experienced first hand, working from home can be a difficult road to navigate. Maybe you’ve set aside a spot on your dining room table or established the couch as your new 9-5 workstation. Either way, these new “offices” could be leading to increased muscle pain and decreased productivity if not arranged properly. Here are our top tips for setting up your home office workspace!
1. Ensure you have the right equipment:
For optimal productivity we would recommend investing in a:
2. Have a designated workstation:
In order to achieve this, section off a certain part of your home, where you will be able to set up your workstation. There should be enough space for you to move about freely and not feel confined to one spot. Being as far away from possible distractions as you can be can also help in creating an environment for productivity. We also recommend having your workstation near a window in order to have some natural lighting while you work.
3. Make sure your adjustments are correct:
This applies to the following:
4. Get moving! (Yes, even at home)
We get it! It can be difficult to foster the motivation to get moving when confined to working from home. But did you know moving is one of the best things you can do in order to increase productivity? We recommend getting in some aerobic exercise. If you are tight on space, our Smart Under-the-Desk Bike is the perfect addition to any home office in order to stay active, burn some extra calories, and increase productivity throughout your workday.
By keeping all of this in mind, we trust that you’ll be able to create an optimal workstation that will not only keep you motivated and productive throughout your workday, but will also aid in your overall health and wellbeing through maintaining an active lifestyle!
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