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Tailor Stretching

Tailor-stretching exercise

This exercise stretches the back, hamstrings, and arms. Sit with your back straight, legs about 12 inches (30 centimeters) apart, and feet relaxed outward.

  • Sit on the floor with your back straight, legs about 12 inches apart, and feet relaxed outward.
  • Stretch your hands forward toward your left foot, then sit up.
  • Stretch your hands straight forward, then sit up.
  • Stretch your hands forward toward your right foot, then sit up.
  • Hold each stretch for 15 to 30 seconds.
  • Repeat 2 to 4 times.

Current as of: May 29, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine