Rujuta Diwekar demonstrates three essential stretches for neck and shoulders

  • Stretching of neck and shoulder muscles have multiple health benefits. They help in relieving muscle tension, pain, and stiffness in the neck and shoulder region. They also help in improving posture, thereby enhancing mobility and reducing the risk of muscle injury.
Rujuta Diwekar demonstrates three essential stretches for neck and shoulders(Instagram/@rujuta.diwekar)
Rujuta Diwekar demonstrates three essential stretches for neck and shoulders(Instagram/@rujuta.diwekar)
Published on Dec 02, 2021 01:27 PM IST
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ByTapatrisha Das, Delhi

In this era of work from home, the neck, shoulders and the back muscles suffer a lot due to prolonged sitting in the same position. With the scare of the coronavirus pandemic, we brought the office to our homes last year and since then, it has become a practice. However, in the absence of a proper workplace and a comfortable sitting position, the body suffers a lot.

Nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar keeps sharing tips on how to keep stretching our upper body muscles in order to not invite more serious diseases in the future. It is necessary to release the back, neck and the shoulder muscles once in a while to keep the body activated.

On Wednesday, Rujuta demonstrated three exercises that can be done at home and are a must to be followed in order to keep our bodies active. In the first part of the video, Rujuta can be seen pushing her palms against a wall with her hands placed below the shoulder and the shoulder blades squeezed. Then she spread her fingers apart and kept them against the wall.

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In the second part of the video, Rujuta can be seen standing with her hips aligned with her feet and placing her hands backwards against a chair with the shoulder blades squeezed. In the final part of the video, Rujuta placed her body close to a wall with her one hand folded and placed against it. Then she can be seen touching her palm to her shoulders without moving it from the wall. "3 stretches for neck and shoulders," she wrote.

Stretching of neck and shoulder muscles has multiple health benefits. It helps in relieving muscle tension, pain, and stiffness in the neck and shoulder region. It also helps in improving posture, thereby enhancing mobility and reducing the risk of muscle injury.

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