Informed Buyers Make Better Long Term Decisions

Have you ever done your research and started thinking…did I cover my most important questions? We are here to help answer your questions on the swopper chair, here are the top 3 questions we receive about them.

How do you sit correctly on a swopper?

Sit down in the center of the swopper seat so that the spring strut becomes an extension of your spine. Keep your balance with your buttocks and both legs with your feet flat on the floor.

Your pelvis should be slightly higher than your knees to form an open angle between hips and knees, this benefits your circulation. Bounce around a few times and you will then automatically sit up straight and your diaphragm is freed to help you breathe more deeply. Your body alignment enhances your intellectual performance by improving the supply of oxygen to your body.

If you are using the swopper at work, you need to shift your weight to move the seat towards your desk. This automatically brings your body into a position in which your spine moves freely and upright over the slightly inclined pelvis which helps you keep your back straight.  The spring strut of the swopper automatically takes over the forward tilt that your spine has to manage on its own when using a conventional office chair, which takes  the hunchback sitting position out of the equation.

 

Can I sit all day without a backrest?

The swopper is completely different than conventional chairs, with a conventional office chair, you do need a back support on it because you sit for long periods without moving. however, your muscles are not made for hours of holding one position as this is what causes tension and backache. On the swopper, however, your back remains constantly active and in motion and at any time  your body starts to feel fatigued you should begin moving on your swopper . This trains and strengthens your back and core muscles to help support your body in a better more balanced way.

 

What is the difference between a classic swopper and swopper air?

The classic swopper substructure is an all “foam seat head” with fabric over it.  It has a “firmer sit.”

With the swopper air, we are using a material that’s not foam. The hi-tech “3dea” material is used in i.c.u. beds and offers the following characteristics along with a “softer sit”:

  • very resilient
  • supportive where pressure is applied yet without pressure points
  • breathable due to its woven nylon filament
  • seat cover is a woven knit material that’s also very breathable and heat regulating.

 

Have more questions? We have more answers in our FAQ section on www.swopper.com
Thank you for being an avid reader of our swopper blog!

 

Jennifer Lytle

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