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Standing Side Bend with Towel Exercise

Standing Side Bend with Towel

Starting Position Stand with legs hip-width apart, knees slightly bent. Holding ends of a rolled-up towel, extend arms overhead in a V formation.

Action Lift up and out of your rib cage and reach about 10 degrees to the left without moving your lower body. Return to start. Bend to opposite side to complete one rep.

Special Instructions Concentrate on bending from the waist, and letting your upper body/arms follow.

Muscles Worked: Obliques

Exercise Categories: Beginner Bodyweight Obliques Core Strength