Exercise Help & Tips: Torso Stretch Close
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Exercise Animations
Starting Position
Stand tall with back straight, abs engaged, head lifted, and feet hip-distance apart.


Action
Clasp hands together and slowly raise them above your head towards the ceiling. Reach as high as you can while inhaling deeply and hold for 20-30 seconds. Bring your hands down slowly while letting out your breath. Repeat this stretch twice.

Special Instructions
Be sure to stay relaxed, being mindful of your breathing. Keep shoulders relaxed away from your ears and bend elbows for comfort if needed.