Day 21: Neck resistance
by AccountingWEB on
Today's quick office exercise is designed to increase the strength of your neck muscles. According to Livestrong.com, stretches that utilize resistance provide stress relief, mobility, and range-of-motion. Maintaining good flexibility is important for overall well-being and posture, as well as to relieve tension and tightness in the neck, head and between the shoulder blades.
Step 1: Sitting upright in your chair, place your hands palm down on your forehead with your fingertips touching in the center of your forehead.
Step 2: Lean back so you are looking up in the air.
Step 3: Over the course of about 10 seconds, bend your head forward until your chin is on your chest, all the while pushing backward with your hands.
Step 4: Bring your neck back to a neutral position and take a few breaths.
Repeat five to 10 times.
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