Sam Wood’s essential stretches when working from home
Sam Wood’s simple, stress-busting stretches for those working from home.
If your office desk is now a kitchen bench, Australian fitness guru and former Bachelor star Sam Wood has some simple stretches and exercises than can be done in under 30 seconds to relieve stress and ward off stiffness.
“Sitting all day can cause aches and pains which is why most workplaces will provide you with specific chairs and desks and help you get set up,” says Sam, who runs popular exercise and healthy eating programs through his 28bysamwood.com website.
“With so many of us working from home, I am often asked how to prevent injury and strain when your office is now your kitchen.”
He says you still need the best ergonomic set-up possible. For starters, your feet should be flat on the floor, your knees and hips at 90 degrees and your computer screen positioned so that the top of your screen is at eye level. You should also make sure you get up at least once every hour for a couple of minutes to go for a walk, clear your head and have a little stretch.