Make sure that the starting position is comfortable and firm.
Straighten the legs so that the body is supported on the head, two arms and the toes of both feet.
Slowly bring the toes nearer to the face; this will progressively make the back move towards the vertical position.
At a certain stage, it becomes impossible to move the feet nearer the face with the legs straight, without pushing and overbalancing the trunk backwards. This is the final position as shown. Most of the weight of the body is supported by the head in this position. Adjust your position so that you feel comfortable then proceed to stage 3.
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