Get Moving At The Office!

Sitting for long periods of time at work can be hard on our muscles when they should be getting active and stretching.  Take some time to look at Office Stretches provided by The Mayo Clinic.  Get moving and feel the benefits of these easy-to-follow stretches.  You will be feeling better in no time once you ad these to your daily routine!

Photo of man practicing a shoulder stretch

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Benefits of Stretching

The body is, and is supposed to be flexible.  No matter your age, you should be stretching on a daily basis to improve your fitness.  What are the benefits to stretching you ask? Well increasing your range of movement is an important one.  Stretching lengthens muscles and tendons giving more ability to move limbs and joints to prevent injury.  Stretching is also helpful to increase your ability to perform skills.  Having good flexibility can help you start new sports or improve the ones you are already in.  Stretching is also helpful in reducing muscle tension, enhancing energy, and reducing cholesterol.  So, Incorporate stretching in your everyday lifestyle.  It has benefits you can not say no to.  It also does not require much. It can be your usual activities, bending and flexing every now and then.  After all, your fitness is everything so do what it takes to keep the body health.  Click here for more information on stretching.