Active paschimottanasana, aka long sitting

Position:  Sitting with both legs outstretched, arms overhead, legs internally rotated, toes pointed.

Action:  Lean forward with a neutral spine, abs engaged, arms reaching overhead and by ears.  This is an active stretch for your hamstrings and a solid ab work out.

Purpose:  Lengthen the hamstrings, educate the core for engagement during handstands, work on shoulder position for handstands.

Duration:  One minute

Repetition:  Daily

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