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5 Easy Stretching Exercises that can reduce damage caused by sitting for long hours

With Work from Home as the new trend, people are spending more time on their desks than taking a break because after all, you are at home, and why would you need a break?

But, your body can be tired of sitting as it gets tired of standing, you can adapt to a certain position and feel jammed when you get up after long. Today we will list some easy stretches that you can adopt to keep your body active and save yourself from cramps.

  • Chest and Shoulder stretch

Stretching your chest and shoulders is one of the best stretches you can do. It targets the pectoral muscles and helps to open the chest.

  • Neck Stretch

Many people lean their heads forward towards their computers when doing a desk job. This puts extra tension on the neck. If you experience such tension, stretching your neck helps.

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  • Spinal Twist

Sitting in a slumped position on your chair can put a lot of strain on your back. A spinal twist will help you relieve tension across the entire back and reset your posture.

  • Wrist Stretch

Resting your wrist flat on your keyboard or typing for long periods can make your wrists rigid. These 2 simple wrist stretches will target both the wrist flexor and wrist extensor.


  • Raising Legs

Raising your legs with 5 to 10 repetitions keeps your leg moving and active even when it is not in use.


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So, these are a few stretching exercises you can follow when you are working for too long. This will help you stay more active and healthy.


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