Tip: When to Stretch

Stretching every hour or so throughout the day can help you avoid stiffness and sore muscles, and make you feel better.

When to StretchStretching every hour or so throughout the day can help you avoid stiffness and sore muscles, and make you feel better.  This is especially true if you work at a computer or sit for long periods.

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You can stretch:

  • On the job, to release tension.

  • While your computer is processing something, if only for 5 to 10 seconds.

  • Whenever you feel stiff, sore, or tired.

  • Before and after taking a walk.

  • While talking on the phone.

  • In the morning, just after getting up.

  • In the evening, just before retiring to bed.

  • When you need more energy.

  • Whenever you want to focus and do your best.

“Remember: You can stretch anywhere, any time.  Indoors or out, no special clothes needed. No classes to attend, no teacher required…” ~ Bob Anderson

To your wellness,

Lynn

(Resource for this Tip: Stretching at Your Computer or Desk by Bob Anderson)

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