You get up from your desk for your lunch break and you’re stiff as a piece of wood. That’s because you just sat for almost 4 hours straight without moving except maybe your fingers and wrists for typing. To prevent that aching feeling from unfolding from your seat, try to incorporate these simple stretches into your daily workday routine:
*video courtesy of Phil Bauch. Phil has over ten years of professional fitness experience including time with Chicago Bears, Cleveland Indians, Indianapolis Colts, and as the head strength coach at Lawrence North High School through St. Vincent Sports Performance. He additionally worked for the East Bank Club in Chicago where he trained a wide variety of clients and designed a fitness and injury prevention program for Jugan Terrace in Chicago which is part of little sister of the poor. Currently he reside in Denver where he teachers sports medicine at high school. He played collegiate lacrosse at Butler University and earn his master degree in Exercise Science and Health Promotion with a concentration in Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention. He holds certifications through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), National Academy of Sports and Medicine (NASM) as a Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES), Functional Movement Screen Specialist (FMS), and National Association of Speed and Explosion (NASE).