4 Stretching Exercises You Can Do at Your Desk!

You’ve probably heard how bad it is for you to be sitting at a desk all day and maybe even experience in lower back pain or neck and shoulder stiffness. When you are feeling a bit fidgety or you’re on your lunch break, try these Desk stretching exercises. They are simple and will help you refresh your body!


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NeckStretch: Reach with right hand over your head and shrug your left shoulders. Slowly pull your head away from left shoulder then drop your left shoulder down. Repeat for other side. Hold for 10 seconds.

Shoulder Blade Squeezes: Pretend you have a pencil in between your shoulder blades and squeeze your shoulder blades together. Great for correcting posture! Do 15!


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Side Stretch: While standing, slide right hand down right leg as far as possible, ensuring you are facing straight ahead. Repeat for opposite side. Hold for 15 seconds.

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Calf Raises:While standing, keep your legs straight and lift up onto your tippy-toes. For a challenge, do them one leg at a time! Do 10!


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