Just for the Health of It

Online Games – Playing a Healthy Game

One of the most exciting things in life is the opportunity to play online games. It is simple fun in the comfort of your own home. If you have a computer and an internet connection and most people do, you can play online games to your hearts content without any problem. You can choose to play the games online for free or purchase them and download them to your computer for many hours of grand fun.


Playing online games has become one of the highly ranked fun things to do, however the fun can be lost if we get so immersed in game playing that we forget the real world. Each one of us has responsibilities and though playing online games is a great stress reliever it will not help us pay the bills.

Excessive playing of games can also affect your health negatively. If you want to have fun playing your games and still keep good health you can try some of the following tips.

– Positioning yourself correctly – it is very easy to get lost in the world of gaming and end up sitting for simply ages in a wrong position. It is very important that you position your monitor, keyboard and chair correctly and then assume the right sitting position.

– Move your keyboard and mouse around to find the most comfortable positions before you start playing. Constantly clicking on your mouse or pressing keys can cause muscle strain if you are not properly positioned. One tip is to keep your hands, mouse and keyboard at the same level to avoid strain on the hand muscles.

– You should not remain in the same position or seated for too long. Put your game on pause if necessary and go get a drink of water or walk around the room

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