bend forward

(redirected from bends forward)

bend forward

To lean in a forward direction. OK, everyone, now bend forward and touch your toes.
See also: 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 periodicals archive ?
The new icon remains distinctive blue and white, but the figure bends forward with arms swinging back to signify forward movement, representing how people with disabilities are active and engaged in their life and community.
Keep your head facing forward as your upper body bends forward and try to keep your back relatively straight, avoiding over arching in the lumbar spine.
One picture shows a female - thought to be Sanchez - putting her hand on a stripper's thonged bottom as she bends forward.
Right leg brushes to tendu efface, left leg plies; body bends forward from hips with a flat back; left arm raises overhead; right arm holds the top corner of chair.
The kneecap (patella) has to be more robust because the knee joint bears the weight of the body - without a patella we would walk with straight, stiff legs - and because the knee bends forward, making it more vulnerable to damage.
1 -- 2) Trainer Kathy Kaehler gets ready to do the Dead Lift, above, and bends forward with weights in her hands, right.
In the foreground, a middle-aged man bends forward on his knees to cradle a wounded girl, perhaps seven or eight years old, in his arms.
On a less scientific level, the teacher can observe the spinal column of a dancer as he or she bends forward at a fight angle or executes a head-to-knee bend from Fifth or First Position.