After feeling the burn, it’s time to take things down a notch with neck stretches. We often hold a lot of tension in this area, and elongating those muscles can provide relief.
You can even grab a chair for this move, as sitting will stabilize you and help you stretch more effectively. But a chair, or even sitting, isn’t required.
Length of time: 30 seconds per side
- Stand or sit up straight and look forward.
- Slowly turn your head to the side.
- Hold, then look straight ahead.
- Repeat on the opposite side.
Tomorrow: Everyone’s favorite yoga pose.
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