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Trunk Twist


Photo series of trunk twist

This exercise stretches your back, spine, and upper torso muscles.

  1. Sit with your legs crossed.
  2. Reach your left hand toward your left foot, and place your right hand at your side for support.
  3. Slowly twist your torso to your right.
  4. Switch your hands and twist to your left.
  5. Repeat left and right twists 5 to 10 times each.
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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