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> But after straining my wrist and shoulder with keyboard overuse, I found it
> a wonderful labour saving device, especially when it comes to emails which
> take up a lot of my writing time. (Too much probably but that's business as
> a self employed telecommuting tech writer.)
This isn't much help to the original poster, but I find that
regular push ups seem to keep carpal tunnel and similar ills
away. By the time I worked up to 50 a day, I stopped having these
kinds of problems (either that, or my arms ache too much to
And, as a telecommuter, you will be glad to know that the average
laptop can be used in place of a barbell for most isometric
exercises. You can ignore the stares of other commuters; they'll
just be jealous of your general level of fitness.
Bruce Byfield, Outlaw Communications
Contributing Editor, Maximum Linux
bbyfield -at- axionet -dot- com | Tel: 604.421.7189
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