Stop the Embarrassment and Start Stretching at Work

Make time to move…

Energy in Motion

stk134391rkeWorking at a desk all day can be hard on the body and mind, but allowing yourself a chance to stretch during the workday gives your body the TLC it deserves. Depending on your office environment, you might be hesitant to take the time for a stretch break, but here are reasons to start adding it to your day-to-day routine.

It improves flexibility: Sitting in an upright position for hours on end wreaks havoc on the natural curvature of the spine. If your lower back always feels tight and uncomfortable, or your shoulders feel like their inching up towards your ears, moving through a few stretches every day will help relieve that constant tension, both inside and outside of the workplace.

It leaves you refreshed: It may seem counterintuitive, but taking time for a break can improve your work flow and productivity. When you step away from your…

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