The Importance of Stretching Throughout Your Workday

Sedentary behavior, including sitting for long periods of time, can contribute to adverse health effects, including something referred to as “sitting disease.” In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dani Johnson, a wellness physical therapist with the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program, explains how to integrate more movement into your daily life. Whether you’re working in an office or from home, Johnson suggests taking breaks every 30-45 minutes throughout your day to perform some simple stretches.