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Deskbound : Standing Up to a Sitting World
by Dr. Kelly Starrett and Juliet Starrett and Glen Cordoza


Overview - 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.
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More About Deskbound by Dr. Kelly Starrett; Juliet Starrett; Glen Cordoza
 
 
 
Overview
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: sitting "literally 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 the "New York Times" and "Wall Street Journal" bestseller "Becoming a Supple Leopard" unveils a detailed battle plan for surviving our chair-centric society. "Deskbound" provides 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, "Deskbound" will work for you. It is a revolutionary cure for death-by-desk.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781628600582
  • ISBN-10: 1628600586
  • Publisher: Victory Belt Publishing
  • Publish Date: April 2016
  • Page Count: 368


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