bend forward

bend forward

to lean forward; to curve forward. The tree bent forward in the wind. I bent forward to pick up the pencil.
See also: bend, forward
References in classic literature ?
Bend forward, O Princes, that I may whisper in your ears.
And for that matter, I could keep my knees straight, bend forward from the hips, and touch, not the tips of my fingers, but the points of my elbows, to the ground.
Exhale, bend forward from hips, reaching for your toes.
Bend forward, placing your hands on your thighs until your back is flat.
When you bend forward or backward like that, you can literally crush the vertebrae.
Holding the dumbbell in the left hand, slightly bend forward at the hips.
When playing with irons, there should be a significant bend forward from the hips to the point where your chest is pointing at the ground.
McNALLY Bend forward from the top of the legs (not from the waist) to an angle of approximately 40 degrees.
Kneel on a towel or exercise mat to cushion your knees/ from an upright position breathe in, draw your naval towards your spine/ Bend forward as far as you comfortably can without moving the hips or extending the knees/ breathe out and return to starting position.
While sitting on the floor with legs spread apart as far as possible, bend forward and attempt to bring your chest as close to the floor as you can.
2) >Step 2: Bend forward at the hips, keeping your back straight.
Unfortunately; the framed proclamation, enclosed for exhibition purposes within a lit, rectangular box, lies horizontally on a pedestal high enough that most viewers need to bend forward to peer into the casing.
Leg stretch - from the previous position' bend forward to lower your body to waist height.
STEP 1:Take a deep breath, bend forward slightly, lock both elbows at right angles and raise your left arm' STEP 2: Straighten your back and then slowly start moving your arms up as if you're lifting a heavy object' STEP 3: The classic robot move: Back straight, keep moving your right arm up, and slide your left arm down' STEP 4: Finally, push your right arm up until your hand is pointing into the air and move your left arm back a little further and repeat to rapturous applause of your audience' STEP 5: You've done it, time to celebrate
Bend forward until you feel a slight pull at the back of the thigh, called the hamstring.