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.

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

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerKathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family Medicine

Current as ofNovember 21, 2017

Current as of: November 21, 2017

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine