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.

Last Updated: November 28, 2008

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

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