If you're sitting at your computer right now reading this article, you're doing some serious harm to your body...not moving. And to make it worse, it's not that you're just sitting still, it may also be the way you are sitting. Are you slouching? Is your head leaning forward over your torso? According to Physiology of the Joints, Volume Three; " For every inch your head moves forward, it gains ten pounds of weight as far as the muscles in your upper back and neck are concerned." OUCH!
Enter - awkard desk stretching exercises. These humbling workplace stretches can improve flexibility, reduce pain and relieve physical and mental stress. According to the Harvard School of Public Health, "physical activity- even for a short period of time- can improve your mood."