What Is The Proper Way To Sit At Your Desk?


Let’s talk about ergonomics for those of you who work at a desk all day.


Is it better to sit higher or lower in a chair?

The first thing that you want to ensure is that your chair is the right height for you. A proper chair is going to allow your feet to fully rest on the floor and allow for support of your arms with your shoulders totally relaxed and your arms at a 90-degree angle.


What is the correct keyboard posture?

We need to make sure that the keyboard is also at that 90-degree angle. Often, what I see with people who work at a desk is that you have to raise up to reach a keyboard. I have this keyboard tray, it avoids me having to be raised up, which would hurt my shoulders. So, at a 90-degree angle for the keyboard and the mouse, and then we’re looking for the middle of the screen to be just slightly below eye level.


Tips to remember:

  • Choose a chair of the right height. 
  • The keyboard and mouse should be at a 90 -degree angle.
  • The middle of the screen should be just slightly below eye level.


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