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Simple Stretches to Do at Your Desk

Here are some simple exercises to keep your limbs loose

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To stretch your arms and upper back, try “Touch the Sky.” Reach your arms up to the sky and as far back as you can safely go.

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For a good stretch along the side of your body, stand and tilt sideways, maintaining a strong core.

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To stretch your hard-working fingers, stand and extend both arms. Peel back your fingers using the opposite hand.

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To give your neck a break, lean forward while seated and roll your neck from side to side.

 
 

In the midst of a busy day, it's hard to remember to give the body a break. Here are some simple exercises to keep your limbs loose.

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