Ragdoll / Forward Bend / Fold Stretch / Toe Touches
- Stand tall with your feet together and arms at your sides.
- Slowly, bend at the hips while keeping your knees engaged. Allow your upper body to hang over. Let your arms drop as well, dangling in front of you.
- Once you’re fully bent over and your hands are at your toes, pause and feel the stretch in your hamstrings. (Optional: Flatten your back for 5 seconds then return to this position) Once you hold the stretch for up to 30 seconds, return to the starting position.
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Ragdoll / forward bend / fold stretch / toe touches is a at-home work out exercise that targets calves and hamstrings and also involves shoulders. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Ragdoll / forward bend / fold stretch / toe touches, kettlebell deadlifts and bodyweight side steps / lateral lunges are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as ragdoll / forward bend / fold stretch / toe touches. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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