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Desk Stretches You Can Do at Work!

You don’t have to spend hours at the gym to maintain a healthy lifestyle! Adding some quick and easy exercises to your daily routine can work wonders and produce noticeable results! Take a few minutes out of your day and try these simple stretches right at your desk. Your tired neck, back and wrists will thank you!

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1) Place hands together with fingers interlaced. Extend arms with palms reaching forward. Hold for 10-20 seconds.

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2) Interlace your fingers. Pull your arms over your head with palms reaching up. Hold for 10-15 seconds.

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3) Place palms together with fingers pointing up. Push palms downwards. Hold for 10 seconds.

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4) Place palms together with fingers pointing down. Push palms upwards. Hold for 10 seconds.

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5) Place your right arm over your head and stretch to the left. Hold for 8-10 seconds. Switch arms and repeat.

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6) Cross your left leg over your right and twist your upper body to the left. Hold for 8-10 seconds. Switch sides and repeat.

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Jan 20, 2014 at 2:08 pm Morgan264760 said:

Loved this post. As a "9-5" desk worker, I could definitely benefit from doing this at least once a day. Will you be featuring any other "desk exercises"? I think its a great idea to start off the new year with. Thanks!