Stretch your arms above your head

How to stretch your arms above your head

1. Reach your arms above your head.

2. You should feel a gentle stretch

3. Hold briefly and repeat several times

There are different ways you can do this. It is even better if you take this opportunity to do the exercise standing up.

Nudge Benefits

This exercise helps to lengthen your spine. It also stretches some of the muscles in your back. You are lengthening those areas of your body that never usually get stretched when sitting at a computer all day.

Lengthen spine
Arm comfort
Seek the advice from a health professional

If you have any specific health condition, seek advice before performing the nudges.

Nudges must be comfortable.

Always perform nudges comfortably. Move slowly and gently, within a range which is totally pain free.

Add personalised nudges for specific health conditions.

If you have a specific health condition, you can seek advice from a health professional to add specific nudges for you.