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    • Stand with your feet hip-width apart, toes pointing forward. Do not lock your knees.
    • Place your hands on your back, palms at your waist.
    • Lengthen up through your spine, all the way through the crown of your head.
    • Keeping your legs straight, bend backward over your hands without arching your neck.
    • Hold the pose for 1 to 2 seconds.
    • Return to standing. Repeat 3 to 10 times.

    ByHealthwise Staff
    Primary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
    Specialist Medical ReviewerDavid Messenger, MD

    Current as ofNovember 14, 2014

    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

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