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How to Reduce the Effects of Sitting All Day

We all know that sitting for long periods of time isn’t great for our health or joints, but sometimes it can’t be avoided.  

In this week’s Keep Austin Active video, Dr. Mary Arnold, PT, DPT walks you through 4 quick stretches that will help you break up the stiffness the next time working long hours or traveling is keeping your bum in a chair longer than you’d like. 

4 Stretches to Relieve Stiffness and Aches After Sitting All Day  

Do this 5-minute routine at least 3 times during your day to lubricate your joints and relieve those aches:  

0:00 Meet Dr. Mary Arnold, PT, DPT
0:08 Exercise #1 – Flat Back Foldover
0:45 Exercise #2 – Seated Cat Cow
1:32 Exercise #3 – Figure 4
2:08 Exercise #4 – Half Butterfly

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