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Wide Stance Forward Bend

How to do the Wide Stance Forward Bend

1. Begin with your feet placed about 150 - 200% of your shoulder-width apart with a slight bend at the knee

2. Slow pivot forward at the hips, allowing your chest to lower towards the gap created between your legs

3. Continue lowering your upper body, allowing your hands to hang loosely towards the floor, while rounding your back

4. Allow the stretch to feel present in your hamstrings for the full effect

What muscles does the Wide Stance Forward Bend stretch?

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The primary muscles stretched in the Wide Stance Forward Bend are the Glutes and Hamstrings. The secondary muscles stretched are the Hip Flexors.