6 Bad BAG Habits
When we talk about bags, we always opt for latest design, brand and colour but do we ever think about is that bag ergonomically good? Tote bag, hand bag, wallet, clutches and backpack. A wrong bag can affect your healthy life and body very badly.
Carrying too heavy, overfilled and unmanaged bag can cause neck pain, cervical issue, and headache. Learn some most common bad habits while carrying bag.
1.Carrying a low strapped backpack
Carrying a backpack is one of the most cool decision when we think about carrying a bag because both the straps of backpack divides the weight on both of your shoulders, but try using both the straps instead of hanging it to one shoulder. It should not be hanged down below your back. According to the famous orthopaedist it should be at the bottom of your rib cage not by your waist.
2.Do Not put your bag on the floor.
This is a serious issue. Our bag is with us almost every time from home to bus, car, scooter market sometimes in public bathroom and back to home again but our bag is not the same as it was in the morning. Putting your bag on the floor catches bacteria which can harm you so avoid putting it down and clean your bag every day.
3.Putting all load of the bag on one shoulder.
According to the orthopaedist your bag cannot be heavier than 10% of your own body weight.
Heavy bag can cause cervical pain says famous doctor and spokesperson. Sometimes people think they have migraine, too much weight on the trapezius muscles that exist in between the neck and the shoulder which moves from neck to skull and can cause severe muscular headache. One should have to switch sides while carrying a bag.
4.Your bag is not a store room.
Don’t dump everything in one bag. Many of us have this habit of dumping everything in our bag as the day passes so keep another bag for dance and sports shoes instead of loading all in your poor tote bag. It is advisable not to carry water bottle in bag as water is heavy and also one should check if there is any heavy thing hiding inside your bag like coin, keys etc.
5.Things to be kept in mind while buying a bag.
Is your bag uncomfortable? Follow these buying steps of a bag which helps you finding a good and comfortable bag.
Check Heaviness of your bag
Some bags are heavy without anything in them because many of the designs are filled with heavy accessories like zip runner, buckles, leather etc.
Always check how much your weight a bag have when its empty.
Right strap and handle should be matter of concern.
The fashion of bag from hand clutch to duffle bag, we should always check the strap and handle and one should handle that one should hold in the hand instead of siding into your shoulder, messenger bags are good when we talk about balancing.
Does your bag actually fits your body?
When we buy a T-Shirt, trouser of our size then why don’t bags? Believe it some bags are really not for you, if it’s very small your arms cant move freely and if it’s too long it messes your walking style. Your bag should not be more than your waist.
6.A thin strap bag.
Low width strap bag can cut into the shoulder muscle and can cause pain. This problem worsens when it is heavy. Thicker wide strap bag divide the weight. So famous doctor suggests if you are out and your shoulder start hurting because of bag then put it in front like a baby.