Did you know that many triathletes and runners have a secret weapon they could be using at work? Make sure to only read this article if you want to improve your work performance, triathlon performance, avoid crows feet, and enhance your “that person is weird but also weirdly cool” vibe you’ve likely been building up with your non-endurance co-workers.
Last year I read an article called “Balance Training For Triathletes” by Ben Greenfield in LAVA Magazine. In it, Ben states that to improve your visual balance, triathletes who spend quite a bit of time looking at screens (i.e., almost everyone) should wear “gamer” glasses. According to the Vision Council, 70% of US adults do experience eye strain from staring at computer screens. I did some research and found out that A) the science checks out and gamer glasses do help reduce eye strain for most people, and B) gamer glasses start at $80-$100, which I didn’t want to spend.
However, I found out that as a triathlete, I already had gamer glasses and didn’t know it. Continue Reading