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Holding a pen in right hand, stand with feet hip-width apart with your back and butt (and heels, if possible) against a wall. Reach left arm up and overhead against wall as you side bend to the right; slide right hand down thigh toward knee. Place a pen mark as far down the leg as you can reach while keeping shoulder blades flush with wall. That's the score for your left obliques. Switch sides and repeat to get the score for right obliques.
Good (3 points): Pen mark is at mid-knee or lower.
Fair (2 points): Pen mark is at top of knee.
Poor (1 point): Pen mark is higher than knee.
Get on floor in full push-up position (arms extended, body forming a straight line from head to heels). Step left foot forward between hands, and lower right knee to mat. Lift chest and bring hands together in prayer pose. Keeping palms together, rotate torso to cross right elbow to outside of left knee. Hold for 8 to 10 breaths, pressing elbow and knee toward each other on exhale. Return to start. Switch sides; repeat.