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The Ultimate Office for Athletes and People Seeking a Healthier Lifestyle

When Arnold Schwarzenegger first came to America and started becoming the world's most successful bodybuilder, he and fellow bodybuilder Franco Columbu worked during the day as bricklayers. Effectively, their work was their workout. Plus, of course, they hit the gym hard and heavy. Unfortunately, [...continue reading]

On Elevating Wrists

Via Mark Hurst of GoodExperience and GEL: Part of learning to type means learning how to position the arms and wrists. (See more on "learn to type!" here:) For years, to cut down on wrist pain, I've rested my forearms on a dictionary and a [...continue reading]

Body Hacks

Men's Health features a list of 14 body-hacks: ways to manipulate your body into doing things you didn't think it could do. 12. Make your heart stand still! Trying to quell first-date jitters? Blow on your thumb. The vagus nerve, which governs heart rate, can be controlled through [...continue reading]

How to lose weight while working

From the New York Times, in an article on why and how active people burn so many calories than the inactive: At meetings, [Dr. Levine] stands instead of sitting. Talking on the telephone, he paces around. In his office he has a treadmill in place of a desk. ... "My computer is stationed over the [...continue reading]

Ergonomic keyboards and mice (continued)

Following up on my earlier research into ergonomic keyboards and mice: I recently purchased the Quill Mouse from ErgoDirect. This is a bizarre-looking mouse pointer --- it looks like a small white iron, and it costs $99. But it's [...continue reading]