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The doorway lean-back is a perfect stretch for those with upper-back stiffness from sitting all day (sound familiar?)

Grip the sides of a door frame with both hands at chest height.

Murat Yukselir/The Globe and Mail

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Sit your hips backward, through the doorway, rounding through your upper back. This is your starting position.

Murat Yukselir/The Globe and Mail

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Resist more with your right hand and shift your weight toward your right hip. Think of trying to elongate that hip, pushing it away from your right shoulder. Hold for 20 to 30 seconds. Switch and repeat on the left side.

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