If you’re reading this while sitting down, how’s your posture? Are you looking a little hunchbacked? Spending multiple hours a day at your desk might not be the greatest thing for your posture—or your health.
Luckily, this quick exercise, called the “thoracic bridge,” takes less than a minute to learn and is the most effective way to increase your flexibility and circulation. You’ll give your back, shoulders, and hips a much-needed break after hours of screen time, and your much-improved posture will thank you later.
Watch the video below to learn how to get rid of your computer hunch and fix multiple posture issues once and for all.
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Before joining The Muse, Sarah worked in social business innovation for Virgin Unite in London, strategy and innovation at Market Gravity, sustainability research in the Dominican Republic, and business development for a NYC startup. Wrapping up her time at Columbia University, she’s headed to McKinsey & Company after graduation. Say hi on Twitter @sarahlichang.More from this Author