5 Stretches to “Un-desk” Your Body

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5 Stretches to “Un-desk” Your Body

Your body is a perpetual motion machine that is constantly adapting to the demands you place on it. Unfortunately, modern life has allocated our daytime hours to sitting in cars, on couches and in front of computers, which has left many of us hunched over and in constant. Here are five stretches you can use throughout your day to offset inactivity and improve your health, happiness and performance in life.

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You are Not a “Brain on a Stick”

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You are Not a “Brain on a Stick”

It’s easy to fall into the daily grind, mindlessly going through the motions, both at work and at home. But here’s some good news: Simple changes—bite-sized hacks to help you be vital and resilient, and show up to work with your whole self—are the key to achieving both vitality and wellness. Here’s how you can create your own rituals that will help you be become a fully vital and engaged human being.

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How to Get Rid of That Pain in Your Neck

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How to Get Rid of That Pain in Your Neck

While chronic neck pain may be caused by arthritis, permanent tissue damage or a long-standing injury, it’s sometimes the result of harmful patterns repeated day after day. But here’s some good news: Once you become aware of some of these habits and postures, you can start to modify them, which can help reduce your pain. Here are some common culprits, along with daily life modifications you can make to prevent your next episode of neck pain from ruining your day.

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Take a Stand Against Sitting: 7 Ways to Stay Fit at Work

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Take a Stand Against Sitting: 7 Ways to Stay Fit at Work

If you’re like most Americans, you spend a majority of your workday sitting in a chair. Unfortunately, a growing body of research has linked prolonged sitting to a long list of health issues, including lower-back pain and an increased risk for cardiovascular disease and diabetes. But here’s some good news: You don’t have to make dramatic changes to your work schedule to combat the hazards of sitting. Here are seven tips for increasing physical activity in the office.

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