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Upper Body Bends


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This exercise strengthens your back and torso muscles.

  1. Stand with your hands on your hips, legs apart, and knees slightly bent.
  2. Keeping your upper back straight, bend forward slowly. You should feel a slight pull below your buttocks.
  3. Bend a total of 10 times.
ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerKirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Last RevisedNovember 10, 2010

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