Reading this while hunched over on your sofa? Chances are you’re suffering from pandemic posture – here’s how to fix it

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For many people, a year of working from home is starting to take its toll. (CREDIT: Gallo Images / Getty Images)
For many people, a year of working from home is starting to take its toll. (CREDIT: Gallo Images / Getty Images)

As I type this, I’m sitting with my shoulders hunched, my feet on my desk and my bum tilted so that I’m as close as I can be to lying down in a chair. Not exactly what you’d call the perfect posture. 

But chances are you would’ve read this description and recognised it because you’ve done it yourself – or something similar. 

Working from home may have plenty of perks but encouraging healthy sitting habits isn’t one of them. Many of us have used camping tables, coffee tables and often just our laps as desks with “office chairs” any decent company would ban at the door.

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