How to do Bending Windmill Stretch

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Difficulty: Easy

Impact Level: Normal

Target Body Parts: lower back, hamstrings


Stand tall with your feet at shoulder width and your arms held out to the sides at shoulder height. From this starting position, keep your legs as straight as possible, and bend forwards from the hips with a flat back.

As you bend forwards, bring your right arm down and across to reach for your left foot. As you do this, reach up with your left arm and turn your head to look up towards your left hand.

Return to standing with your arms back up and out to the sides and repeat the stretch with your left arm reaching down and across and your right arm reaching up.

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