This exercise stretches the back, hamstrings, and arms. Sit with your back straight, legs about 12 inches (30 centimeters) apart, and feet relaxed outward.
- Stretch your hands forward toward your left foot, then sit up.
- Stretch your hands straight forward, then sit up.
- Stretch your hands forward toward your right foot, then sit up.
- Gradually increase the number of stretch sets you do per day. A good goal is 10 sets, twice daily.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology|
|Last Revised||November 10, 2010|