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.

Last Updated: November 28, 2008

Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology

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