Stretches At The Office – Periscope Replay

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Sitting at your desk can close up your body, your energy levels drop and your body feels stiff.

In this video I will show you 3 stretches you can do while sitting at your desk. There are many stretches out there, but there is no point knowing many and doing none . Let’s do these 3 first.

  1. Fingers and wrists

Stretch each finger at a time. No need to hold it for a certain amount of time, go with how you feel. I feel I just need to give them a quick stretch. Do the same with the wrists.

Don’t force until they make noises, until the “crack”, that’s not the point.

  1. Sides of body

It is enough to lead to one side and gently pull the hand on top. When you come out of the stretch make sure to always tense your abdominal muscles so you don’t use your lower back to bring your body upright.

  1. Chest and shoulders

Interlock your fingers at the back and lift the arms. Chest proud and breathe normally.


These are the 3 upper body stretches. Simple and fast.

If you’d like to learn even more stretches contact me.

Alexandra Merisoiu
Known as The Body Engineer, Alexandra is the Founder and Coach at URBAN WOMEN FITNESS, creator of THE MERISOIU TECHNIQUE and Outdoors Transformational Health & Wellness Coach.

She works with entrepreneurial and corporate women in their 30's & 40's to take their bodies and their minds from shut down to fully functional using lasting foundations and transformational oaching.

Since 1995 Alexandra has explored how the body and mind works through using many different sporting techniques and through a wide variety of highly respected coaches. At 14 years old she was ranked 2nd in the KARATE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, 2 times KARATE NATIONAL CHAMPION, WORLD CUP CHAMPION and now she is a 3rd Dan Black Belt in Karate Shotokan, and she still competes at an international level.

It is through these learnings that she has created THE MERISOIU TECHNIQUE and has established her own unique transformational programs that incorporate thousands of years of knowledge with modern coaching methods.


Alexandra's mission is to share her gift and educate the world, passing on to the next generations why they need to get out of the gym and back to nature. Going back to nature takes them on a journey of discovery, experience and creativity, and installs lasting foundations and transformational results.

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