You’ve been seated at your desk for hours except for the occasional breaks. Not forgetting the indefinite amount of time you might be stuck in traffic after work – more sitting there. Your neck, shoulders and back muscles feels tight – sounds all too familiar? Here are easy stretches to help you relieve that tightness.
Amidst a stunning landscape, our health and wellness expert, Carina Lipold shows you these stretches you can do anywhere with no equipment necessary. Hold each position for 30 seconds and get your blood circulation flowing.
- Stand shoulders-width apart, interlock your hands to the front and imagine someone is pulling your hands.
- Tuck your chin into your chest and push your upper back out.
- Stand shoulders-width apart, interlock your hands, roll shoulders back and open your chest as wide as you can.
- Stand shoulders-width apart, bring one arm in front of the chest and keep your shoulders down.
- Stand shoulders-width apart.
- While letting one shoulder drop down, tilt your head to the opposite shoulder.
- Try to find the most tensed spot and breathe into it.
- Repeat with the other side and the back of your neck.