Lean Forward Stretch

Lean Forward Stretch


This exercise involves leaning forward and stretching the muscles in the back and legs. It can help improve flexibility and reduce tension in the lower body.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Lean Forward Stretch Instructions

  1. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and your arms at your sides.
  2. Take a deep breath in and as you exhale, slowly bend forward at the waist.
  3. Allow your arms to hang down towards the ground.
  4. Keep your knees slightly bent and your back straight.
  5. Hold the stretch for 10-15 seconds.
  6. Inhale and slowly return to the starting position.
  7. Repeat the stretch 2-3 times.

Lean Forward Stretch Form & Visual

Lean Forward Stretch

Lean Forward Stretch Benefits

  • Strengthens the core muscles
  • Improves balance and stability
  • Targets the lower abdominal muscles
  • Can be done anywhere without equipment
  • Can be modified for different fitness levels

Lean Forward Stretch Muscles Worked

  • Hamstrings
  • Lower back
  • Glutes
  • Calves

Lean Forward Stretch Variations & Alternatives

  • Lean-backward-stretch
  • Side-to-side-stretch
  • Arm-overhead-stretch
  • Seated-forward-bend
  • Standing-hamstring-stretch