- Reviewed by Christopher P. Cannon, MD, Editor in Chief, Harvard Heart Letter; Editorial Advisory Board Member, Harvard Health Publishing
This simple yoga pose stretches the sides of your torso and also helps strengthen your core. (If you have back problems or recently had abdominal surgery, check with your doctor before doing this move.)
Starting position: Sit up straight in a chair with your feet flat on the floor. Relax your arms at your sides.
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About the Author
Julie Corliss, Executive Editor, Harvard Heart Letter
About the Reviewer
Christopher P. Cannon, MD, Editor in Chief, Harvard Heart Letter; Editorial Advisory Board Member, Harvard Health Publishing
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