There is a ton of excitement around bending forwards to touch your toes and stretch your hamstrings. Many times throughout the week, I hear people talk about why they don’t do yoga. One common response is, “I can’t touch my toes.” Stretching your hamstrings has incredible benefits for your mobility, hips, and back health and I recommend to practice them often. At the same time, forward bending isn’t what it’s all about. What about bending backwards?