#7. Go like Gumby
Consistent stretching significantly decreases muscle soreness. Warm up first with 5 minutes of brisk high-knee marching.Toe-reach stretch (targets hamstrings, which remain shortened all day as you’re seated): Sit on the floor with your left leg straight in front of you, knee slightly bent, right leg bent out to the side and resting on the floor. Reach for your toes without bouncing and hold for 30 seconds, relax. Do 3 stretches, then switch legs and repeat. Hip-flexor stretch hold for 30 seconds; switch legs and repeat. Do 3 stretches per side. Side stretch – stand with feet shoulder-width apart. Raise arms overhead and interlock fingers with palms facing up. Keeping your middle centered, hinge at the waist to the right. hold for 30 seconds. Return to center and reach up; hold for 30 seconds. Switch sides- repeat. Do 3 stretches on each side.