Working hard at your desk? To avoid getting soreand worn out, take a stretch break every 20 to 30minutes. Relaxed and focused after stretching,you may actually complete your work faster andmore accurately.If you spend lots of time clutching a pen or typingon a keyboard, start with the finger stretch.Separate and straighten your fingers until you feela stretch, keeping your hand in alignment withyour wrist (left). Hold for 10 seconds. Next, bendthe end and middle knuckles of your fingers (right),keeping your hand and wrist in the same position.Hold for 10 seconds. Relax and repeat.
It may look like you¶re scratching your back, butyou¶re really stretching the back of your arm.Reach behind your head and place your handon your upper back, keeping your arm close toyour ear. Gently hold your elbow with your opposite hand. Pull your elbow toward the backof your head and reach your hand toward themiddle of your back until you feel a gentlestretch. Hold for 10 to 15 seconds. Relax.Repeat on other side.
Arm and shoulder stretch
Press your hands away from your body to stretchyour arms and shoulders.Lace your fingers together and turn your palmsfacing out. Straighten your arms in front of you.Hold for 10 to 20 seconds. Relax. Repeat
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Accidents could happen due to reduction inAccidents could happen due to reduction inconcentration or fatigue, which is often causedconcentration or fatigue, which is often causedby among other things stress.by among other things stress.Reduce workplace stress by doing a simpleReduce workplace stress by doing a simplestretch to relieve tension.stretch to relieve tension.