5 Yoga Morning Stretches To Jump-Start Your Day

Jump-start your day without going for a run or hitting the gym; all you need is a little morning stretching.

A study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology reported that we spend more half of our waking hours sitting—in the car, at work, while resting at home—and that amount of sedentary behavior increases our likelihood of poor posture, compromised health and more.

Katie Brauer, the director of yoga and teacher trainings at Yoga Six, has five stretches that you can do in the comfort of your own bedroom before you decide to hit the snooze button or after your morning shower. These moves will stretch out your stiff muscles to counteract periods of inactivity the day before.

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