Shoulders can be stretched in several ways. Here are some stretches that can be done standing or sitting at a desk.
- Then, gently straighten your elbows and stretch in front of your shoulders. Do not get out of this position quickly. Hold for a few moments. This posture helps to undo the shoulder forward slumping position people get over time, due to job, stress, poor posture, etc. Note the chin is tucked, not jutting. Contrast the position of the fronts of the shoulders in both photos.
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