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Seated Torso Reach

Exercise Tips

  • An exercise mat can be used for comfort
  • Do not push too far, just until you feel the stretch

Seated Torso Reach

This exercise stretches your entire torso area and requires no equipment to perform.

Muscle Group

Waist, Hips, Abdominals, Back


1 Day a Week to
5 Days a Week



Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Waist, Hips, Abdominals, Back

Equipment: None

Minimum Frequency: 1 Day a Week

Maximum Frequency: 5 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low

Exercise Category: Waist

Starting Position: Sit on the ground with your left leg extended straight out in front of you and your right leg bent at the knee, foot by your left inner thigh. Place your hands on the ground at your sides, elbows bent.

  1. 1 Reach over with your right arm behind your head, elbow bent. Lean over slightly, bending at the torso until you feel the stretch in your waist area.
  2. 2 Hold for 10 seconds, then switch arms and repeat motions.
  3. 3 Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.