Classic Hacks: Do These Hourly Desk Stretches To Relax Your Brain And Body

While stretching may not be as helpful in your workout as was once thought, a good stretching session can still leave you feeling limber and relaxed. We’ve dug up these easy stretches that can be done at your desk, to keep you going through a long day of sitting hunched over your keyboard.

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We originally found these stretches from Shelter Online back in 2010, but they’re just as useful to your overall health now as they were then. Here are 12 stretches you can do at your desk every day:

If you have trouble sticking to a daily plan, you can even download one of the numerous anti-RSI apps and software available.

Lifehacker’s Classic Hacks is a regular segment where we dig up the most popular, useful and offbeat advice from our archives and update it for your modern lifestyle.

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