woman practicing yoga on floor to stretch computer body

Do you ever find yourself hunched over your keyboard, shoulders up around your ears and a dull ache taking hold in your upper back?
 
Yeah, me too.

That’s why this simple chest opening is one of my favorite five-minute yoga breaks, and also one of my favorite ways to ease into a practice.
 
The older you are, the more critical it is to put yourself, every day, into a position that reverses your computer posture. But it’s never too soon to start. If you work at a computer, you’re plenty old enough.

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