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14 Office Stretches That Will Make You Feel Better in Seconds

Too many of us are guilty of sitting nonstop at our desks. And really, who can blame us? There’s always so much work to get done, so many emails to reply to, so many cat GIFs to look at. But, as you’ve probably heard, sitting for long hours is directly linked to heart disease, mental health decline, and weight gain—even for people who regularly exercise.

So, how exactly do we prevent death from sitting? Aside from consciously reminding ourselves to reduce our sitting time and considering the possibility of using a standing desk, here are 14 easy office stretches to warm your muscles and keep your blood moving all day long.

Infographic courtesy of Photo of cat stretching courtesy of Shutterstock.