If you spend most of your day at the desk, you know the feeling. Your back is tight, your hips are stressed, and at the end of a long day stuck in the virtual world, just getting up and walking feels borderline unnatural.

The simple exercise below, called the thoracic bridge, was recently posted on lifehacker.

Don’t mistake it for a full workout; you should still schedule a run or some time at the gym. But it will loosen your hips and shoulders. It’s a quick and effective way to relieve some of the stress that comes with spending hours and hours lurched over your keyboard. I can vouch, having practiced it daily since seeing it since seeing it last week.

It will take you two and a half minutes to learn, and less time to put into practice. [read]

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