9 Tech Habits That Can Wreck Your Body (and How to Break Them)

Smarter ways to use your phone, computer and tablet
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Using a tablet

Tablets are awfully handy, but trying to type on them may throw your body out of whack. To squeeze your fingers together to press those tiny touchscreen keys, you probably have to hunch, and your shoulders can pay the price. A recent study found that crunching yourself up to keep your fingers hovering over the keyboard strains your muscles by not moving them. Tablets are OK for occasional typing. But when you have a lot to say, save your shoulders and use a traditional keyboard.