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12 Exercises That Will Refresh Your Tired and Cramped Muscles At Work

An average office worker spends around 8-10 hours working and sitting in front of the computer. Health experts explain that too much time spend sitting has many negative effect on the body. Your metabolism slows down after just 2 hours of prolonged sitting. Good cholesterol drops for 20 % and muscles in your lower body turns off. That’s why it’s so important to move.

These 12 office exercises can help you stretch out and refresh those tired and cramped muscles:


Exercises for Upper Body:

  1. Overhead Triceps Stretch
  2. Shoulder Shrugs
  3. Chest Stretch
  4. Shoulder Stretch

Exercises for Back and Lower Body:

  1. Leg Extensions
  2. Lower Back/Thigh Stretch
  3. Spinal Twist
  4. Arm/Back Extension
  5. Hip Stretch

Standing Stretches:

  1. Standing Thigh Stretch
  2. Standing Shoulders/Chest Stretch
  3. Doorway Stretch
The Health Benefits You Can Get From Doing These Exercises:
  • Improved flexibility
  • Boosts metabolism
  • Better blood circulation
  • Relieves the tension on neck, hips, knees and spine
  • Improved mental focus and clarity

Just by performing these simple exercises every 20 minutes or so, you can reverse the effects of prolonged sitting.