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    Tailor Press

    Tailor Press

    Tailor-press exercise

    This exercise stretches your hip and thigh muscles and strengthens your arm and leg muscles.

    1. Bring the bottoms of your feet together, then draw them as close to your body as you can.
    2. Cup your hands under your knees.
    3. Press your knees toward the floor. At the same time, resist that force by pulling upward with your hands. Do this while slowly counting to 3. Relax.
    4. Gradually increase the number of presses you do each day. A good goal is 10 times, twice daily.
    By Healthwise Staff
    Primary Medical Reviewer Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
    Specialist Medical Reviewer Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Last Revised July 23, 2012

    Last Revised: July 23, 2012

    Author: Healthwise Staff

    Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology

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