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Love hiking??..Take care of your knees newbies..

Oh yes! Hiking is new cool! Many of us, otherwise couch potatoes are finding their way off to treks on weekends.. It is definitely a very good idea to burn those extra calories from "extra cheese burgers". But guys watch out for your knees.
As with many of us, exercising on weekdays is not always possible due to hectic schedule. So, practically you are losing muscle mass by inactivity on weekdays, sitting for more than 6 hours a day has lot of negative effects not only on heart and lungs but also on muscular-skeletal systems.
And it doesn’t end there; performing physically challenging activities needs lot of muscle strength and endurance, when you have poor strength; the stress starts coming on joints in motion and their degeneration starts faster.
Hiking in particular needs lot of muscle strength in quadriceps and hamstrings muscles of the knee. When these muscles are stronger they can take care of portion of load coming on the knee, this ensures improved physical perfor…

What to look for in an office chair?

Average desk bound fellow spend 40 hours per week sitting in chair, they’d sum up to approximately 1900 hours over the course of a year. Multiply that by the average number of years a person works, and it’s easy to see that a large portion of one’s life is spent in an office chair. Some people are spending more time in front of a computer than they spend sleeping. So, it only makes sense to have an office chair for both the office and the home that is comfortable and supportive. Lower back Support:A good office chair will have support for the lower back. Some of the better ones will even have an adjustable lumbar support that allows the user to fit the chair to their lower back. This is important in preventing back strain and sciatic nerve irritation. Adjustability: The best office chairs have at least five adjustments. Important features that should be adjustable include Lumbar support Arm width and height Seat back width and height Seat and back angle There are many benefits to having a g…