Do you know what hurts sometimes?
Sitting. Yep. Sitting.
Our bodies were not created to sit for 8 hours a day, especially not 8 consecutive hours. Our postural muscles are designed to hold us up during movement and they really don’t like having to be constantly flexed or extended. This is why we hunch over while typing and we often laze in our chairs.
Our back and neck muscles are overstretched. So what? The muscles that work opposite our back and neck muscles have become too tight. Our pectorals are super tight and they bring our shoulders forward, which further complicates the issue and makes desk related pain more painful.
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