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Torso Reach

The purpose of the torso reach is to strengthen and slim the waistline. Avoid collapsing to the side when doing this exercise. Concentrate on lengthening through the waistline as you reach.

Step 1

Stand tall with feet shoulder-width apart, knees relaxed, toes pointing forward or in a comfortable position, upper body lifted, shoulders relaxed.

Step 2

Place right hand on the side of the body against the thigh to support the spine. Reach with the left arm up and over the head, lengthening torso through the waistline. Remember to reach through full range of motion and don't bounce. Return to starting position and repeat for 8 times. Repeat with right arm.

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