Great Gaming Posture Guide

Gaming Posture is Important

A neutral, relaxed position puts less stress on the body, decreasing the probability of problems like aching wrists, neck pains, and back pains. Follow our standards listed below to adjust your PC gaming setup to enable better posture.

Determine Seat Height

The distance from the floor to just below your kneecap is your ideal seat height.

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Feet flat on the Floor

While sitting, your feet should rest flat on the floor, knees bent at a 90 degree angle, hips above knees, feet shoulder-width apart. Put your feet on a box or footrest if your chair is too high to allow them to rest flat on the floor.

Chair back at 100-135 Degree Angle

Your lower back must rest against the chair back-rest, while you pull back your shoulders and refrain from leaning forward. Some ergonomic gaming chairs like the SeatingPlus Bumblebee have headrests, and provide continuous back support to help you relax into a much better gaming posture.

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Monitor Positioning

Position your monitor so that your eyes rest on the leading 1/3 of the screen. Re-measure if you change to a standing position. Place the screen one arm’s length away. In general, the centre of your screen needs to be one arm’s length away from you. If you are nearsighted or farsighted you might should readjust. We recommend placing your display close at first and moving it back as needed.

Find Keyboard Height

The distance from the floor to your palm while typing is the ideal height for your keyboard. Re-measure if you change to a standing position.

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Elbows at a 90 Degree Angle

When typing, your elbows must rest near to your body at a 90-100 degree angle, practically like your hands are resting on your lap. Adjustable keyboard trays can assist keep your elbows in this neutral position thus ensuring optimal gaming posture.

Discover Screen Height

Measure the range from the floor to your eyes. Position your screen so that your eyes rest on the top 1/3 of the screen. Re-measure if you switch to a standing position.


Remember you should be switching positions frequently to increase blood flow. This will also help keep your reactions quick in game.

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