6 Everyday Stretches for People Who Sit Too Much

You've heard that sitting is the new smoking. A chiropractor offers 6 simple stretches that counteract the ill effects of being seated.

6. Corner Stretch

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6. Corner Stretch

Stand in a corner and put your forearms flat on the wall with your upper arms parallel with the floor. Lean into the stretch as far as you can. You should feel it in your pectoral muscles on both sides. Hold for 15 seconds, then bring your arms up 45 degrees. Hold for 15 seconds, then fully extend your arms overhead and hold for 15 seconds. Do 2 repetitions at each level.


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