The recliner has been called the armchair, chaise lounge and super chair among other things. It has a very long history, dating back further than the days of Napoleon. It has been used for years as a ‘man cave’ necessity, particularly for sports. Now that everyone is being encouraged to use them, we have to ask the question. Is there an actual difference between the recliner and regular chairs? What are the benefits of using a recliner? Or is this simply unfounded hype from marketers?