How Using A Book Stand For Reading Can Improve Your Health

How often when you are studying do you end up with a crick in the neck, a sore back, painful wrists and fingers and eye strain? Probably more times than you can remember.

The reason we end up with aches and pains like this when studying is because most of sit hunched over our desk or table, for long periods handling heavy text books whilst simultaneously trying to write notes of what we are studying.

Our posture is poor and as a result our back and neck suffers. Lifting heavy text books on to and off our desk can tax even the strongest of wrists so it is no wonder we feel strained after sessions at our desks.

It needn’t be like this. There is a way out and it is very simple. All you need to do is use a book stand for reading. These things are amazing devices. So simple and straight forward and yet everyone who has ever used one has been surprised at the benefits obtained from using one. Most new users of book stands wonder how they ever managed without one in the first place.

They come in all different shapes, colors and sizes depending on your own personal taste what you want to use it for.

If you are a student and need to reference several books at one time there are stands that will hold several books at a time as well as allowing you to adjust the height and angle so you can be comfortable when reading. Some are big enough to allow you to place the book on one side and your notebook on the other making it very easy for you to take notes.

There are other book stands that will hold and protect your cook books in the kitchen allowing you to always have the recipe or recipes you are using available there and then. Some will also allow you to have a couple of books open at one time so you can work on more than one recipe at a time. With clips to keep the pages open you won’t lose your place.

And book stands are not just for printed books either. You can also get them for your electronic reader as well. Whether you own an iPad, kindle, nook or whatever there is undoubtedly a suitable holder for you. If you use an iPad for reading eBooks you will no doubt have found it quite heavy to hold for any length of time. Using a book stand will relieve you of this weight.

No matter where or what you use your book stand for it will very likely make reading a far more comfortable and healthy pursuit than you have experienced so far.

Source by Duncan Smith

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