This stretching exercise mainly involves the core muscles such as the obliques, the dorsal muscles and the lumbar muscles. It allows you to acquire a better rotational mobility. It is often used by people with chest and lower back pain.

Body Parts

  • Abdominals
  • Erector Spinae
  • Obliques


  • Sit on the floor with the legs crossed.
  • Keep the back straight.
  • Keep the head aligned with the body.


  • Turn the torso to the side as far as possible.


Never flex or extend the trunk. Remember to stretch the other side.