Standing Forward Hang

Release tension with this move from new Health columnist Kristin McGee.

Stand with feet hip-distance apart. Fold forward from your hips (not your waist) and let your torso hang like a rag doll. Bend your elbows and hold the left one with your right hand, the right one with your left hand.

Straighten your legs as much as you can (don't lock your knees), and let your head and neck completely relax. Hold for 8 to 10 breaths, then roll slowly back up.
Kristin McGee
Last Updated: August 20, 2010

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