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Stretch It: Behind the Back Neck Stretch

Whether you have job-related stress or stare at a computer screen all day, you're bound to suffer from a tight neck and shoulders. So here's a simple stretch you can do anywhere to get some relief.

For instructions on how to do this stretch continue reading.

  • Stand with your feet hip distance apart, and arms by your sides.
  • Reach both hands behind your bum, and hold onto your left wrist with your right hand. Use your right hand to gently straighten your left arm and pull it away from you slightly.
  • To increase the stretch in your neck, slowly lower your right ear toward your shoulder.
  • Stay here for 30 seconds and then switch sides.
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adelaidekay adelaidekay 7 years
I do that all the time it helps for a bit, but then the stiffness & soreness came back.
Briandiesel Briandiesel 7 years
So I just did that and it felt really good. lol. Thanks :D
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