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This move reverses the grip of your wrists and forearms on the keyboard and mouse.
Place both palms on a flat surface (the floor, a table, or a chair).
Now, flip your hands so that your thumbs are on the outside and your pinkies are on the inside. Adjust the pressure and angle so that your palms are fully in contact with the surface. Exaggerate the spread of your fingers, and attempt to migrate your forearms and elbows toward your body to increase the stretch. Hold for 10 breaths.
Warrior 3 With A Desk
This move tones the back of the body and spine — it forces you to work against gravity rather than collapsing into it (as you do all day while seated at a desk).
Stand facing your desk or the back of a stable office chair.
Now, place your straight arms flat on your desk. Stiffen your core muscles tightly to prevent your spine from arching or rounding, and bend forward at your hips so that the left foot stays rooted on the floor and the right leg reaches behind you. Keep your hands pressing onto the desktop, and hold the position without shifting for 30 seconds. Switch sides and repeat.
This move helps tone and stretch the muscles of your rotator cuff, and it helps lubricate the shoulder joint. It's a great way to release tension and stress.
Start by holding a stretching strap (or you can substitute a yoga strap, hand towel, or scarf) with one end in each hand. Reach the strap overhead. Keep your shoulders rolled down and away from your ears.