How to use Torso in a sentence
Crashing into the planet left the left side of her torso black and bruised.
His actions were far too bold, and yet the feel of his warm muscular torso was comforting.
Violent scars marred her torso and arms.
Besides numerous fragments of nude and draped figures belonging to pedimental statues, a well-preserved and very beautiful head of a female divinity, probably Hera, as well as a draped female torso of excellent workmanship, both belonging to the pediments, have been discovered.
Of the metopes also a great number of fragments have been found, together with two almost complete metopes, the one containing the torso of a nude warrior in perfect preservation, as well as ten wellpreserved heads.Advertisement
He shook his head, his attention finally leaving her torso.
The dress you choose should lengthen your torso.
The torso laces with black ribbon and black lace.
It also works well for stretching the torso.
That's in addition to covering more of the arms, shoulders, torso, and thighs.Advertisement
The core runs the length of the torso and trunk.
He tied the line around Dean's waist with practiced fingers, keeping it below Dean's naked upper torso.
A second settled across the lower half of her face and two more around her torso.
Boots clicked in the hallway and she instinctively pulled the blanket around her torso modestly.
He laced his fingers behind his neck and stretched in a way that made his upper torso ripple with muscular activity.Advertisement
The sight of his muscular, bare torso made her heart flop in her chest.
He once dreamed her naked torso was horribly disfigured by a giant birthmark but the truth was more likely childlike modesty kept in check by a general arrogance that forbade her to admit anything deemed to be a weakness.
It appeared to have a very large cranium, small pointed chin, and skinny neck, thin shoulders and a skinny upper torso.
The landing movement should involve an upright torso position, and increased knee flexion on impact should be encouraged.
The torso develops to its proper size, but the head may be larger than normal with a prominent forehead and flat nose.Advertisement
All in all a worthwhile day and I'll be able to point to my torso in the video huzzah!
They do not have teats on their upper torso and they do not have a navel.
Notably the legs are short relative to the torso and there is the presence of a slight paunch in the lower abdomen.
The body of one prisoner was delivered to his relatives last year, with a curious red tidemark around the middle of his torso.
The fifth looked like someone had stuck a hand grenade in the poor woman's torso.Advertisement
Bend the right knee to almost a 45 degree angle keeping the upper torso facing forward.
So while the men go wild over some fancy French footwork, our eyes are on Trezeguet's toned torso; the perfect compromise?
Also included in campaign packs are postcards printed with heat sensitive ink showing the torso of a man or woman.
Grix's last thought was fear for his children, as he dropped heavily onto Tommy's headless torso.
He called the railroad police who opened the trunk, finding inside the naked torso of a woman.Advertisement
Flex your waist to raise the upper torso from the mat.
Now, when you got Holden's kit off, was her muscular torso a sure sign that she worked out a lot?
Athletes must not compete in the cycling or running sections with a bare torso.
With too much exposure, a painted torso could become about as arresting as slogans on T-shirts.
You should fall to the ground with the soles of both feet off the ground whilst your torso touches the ground.Advertisement
The fifth looked like someone had stuck a hand grenade in the poor woman 's torso.
So while the men go wild over some fancy French footwork, our eyes are on Trezeguet 's toned torso; the perfect compromise?
Now, when you got Holden 's kit off, was her muscular torso a sure sign that she worked out a lot?
Amidst great media attention the long awaited book about the infamous Haw Bridge torso murder mystery was launched today at Haw Bridge.
Just fit the bra section over the bust then roll the torso section over the belly.Advertisement
When watching the video, concentrate in the torso area, where the quick change release tabs are placed.
Your back heel your torso upright on your back the real estate.
Use a needle and thread to sew five of these filled tubes together to form the arms, legs and torso.
These growths usually begin developing as small red dots commonly found on the upper torso or head and surrounded by a pale halo.
Look carefully at the joints of the collar with the torso, the arms with the torso and the button hemline and the cuff joints.Advertisement
Pull the sleeve out straight from the arm to see if any folds appear at the corners where the arm joins the torso of the shirt as these folds will not be apparent when the shirt sits flat.
Most lingerie shops will be able to measure the band size for you - simply take a tape measure and measure your torso right under the breasts to get this measurement.
The body of a cat is typically light and limber, so while it falls with its four legs extended downward and out, the air hits upward at the cat's stomach and torso.
Because not everyone is the same height, or of equal back and torso size, an ergonomically designed chair may be a better option for someone who has a difficult time finding a comfortable chair with built-in support.
In addition, you might consider angling your camera so that only certain female body parts, such as her legs, hips or torso are snapped while she's draped over a tree or stretched out on a sandy beach.Advertisement
Have the model place the board so her torso and waist are covered, but her bare arms, legs, shoulders, and cleavage are exposed.
Instead of taking a series of full-frontal shots that expose everything on your model, consider having her use her hands and arms to strategically cover parts of her torso.
A-lines give an appearance that you have a longer torso and legs, which helps balances your body.
Pear shaped gals need to focus on balancing the torso and the bust while disguising fuller hips and thighs.
One will turn into Elmo's torso and arms, and one will be his legs and feet.
The teen idol made a habit of pairing her low rise jeans with cropped shirts to expose her torso and back.
The parents may have an image in mind, but for many children, an empire waist is more flattering than a fitted torso, and tea length is more flattering as well.
The depiction can be of Jesus with the heart shining or flaming in his chest or just a torso with the heart.
You are getting a shirt that is made exactly to your torso's measurements.
The shorter strides should help you maintain this level of control in the torso, but it's something to be conscious of as you practice.
Many choose a shirt based on the collar or sleeve length and don't always pay attention to how the torso of the shirt should fit.
They will show off a man's build and reveal a slim torso.
If you are buttoning the cardigan completely, be sure it hugs your torso for the most flattering shape.
If you are a tall man with a long torso, opt for a short jacket to give the illusion of longer legs.
These clothes take into account a long torso or long leg length, as well as the man's extended height.
It is important to take into account torso size and pant size when shopping for a jacket.
Your jacket should not be cropped, no matter how long your torso.
If you do have a long torso, opt for a jacket that sits higher on the bottom, instead of falling below to the hip.
This version has an elongated neckline that reaches down to the center of the torso.
Although by the 1840s, coats hung more loosely from the waist, they still fit tightly on the torso over the equally snug waistcoat and shirt.
The light, breathable polo features a white torso with blue short sleeves and lapels and a stripe pattern on the front in blue, orange and yellow.
The sleeves were laced onto the torso portion of the outfit, which enabled it to both be worn as a jerkin in warm weather and also to replace the sleeves as they became worn out or suffered tears.
Push the button cuff sleeves up to show a little skin to create an elongating look to the arms and upper torso and choose from bleached, vintage rinse or white.
They can make your waist look smaller, your torso longer and actually fit better than high-waisted pants.
Poor posture shortens your neck and your torso, interferes with good breathing and can compromise your health.
She will study where the skirt sits on the torso and how it lies across the hips when you stand, sit or walk.
Unlike regular bras, longline bras extend to cover your torso.
Instead of only your bust being supported, your torso is smoothed and slimmed.
You may receive the benefits of standing straighter, simply because you'll be aware of your entire torso being covered.
If it fits in the bust, but is too tight or too loose in the torso, try another size.
Likewise, the torso shouldn't fit well while the top gaps or squeezes you tightly.
It will give you a longer torso and more defined shape.
As you probably already know, a bustier is very like a corset in that it shapes your torso and bosom.
The molded torso has light boning at the sides and back, and the cups are underwired.
A bra that lifts and supports makes you look slimmer and can add length to your torso.
The right bra lifts and shapes you, lengthening your torso and enhancing your curves.
A measurement of the torso is very important as well.
Torso measurements begin at the highest point of the shoulder beside the neck, measuring down through the crotch and returning up the back to meet the starting point.
If you're a shorter plus size woman and feel like you're swimming in fashions too long for your torso, arms or legs, then you probably should consider shopping for petite women's plus size clothing.
Having comfortable sleepwear that fits is important for petite women who want pajamas with the right torso length that don't trail the ground.
As lapels grew larger in the 1970s, it created a broadening effect across the upper torso, which could work for a large bust but conversely could shorten and emphasize an already wide figure.
Women also wore push-up bras, which enhanced the figure while elongating the torso.
People with an apple body shape carry their weight in the torso area.
They feature hidden control panels that target the torso, belly and hips.
It falls loosely over the torso like a slip and usually ends at the top of the thighs, although it can be longer.
Allow the tape measure to dangle diagonally across the torso, under the crotch, and back to the shoulder.
A-line or princess-line styles elongate the body and torso for a long, lean look.
Slips are available in both half and full styles, with half-slips typically covering the lower part of the body much like a skirt, while full slips cover the torso and some or all of the lower body.
The clever design creates an imaginary vertical line that elongates the torso and legs for a long, lean look.
Front and side zippers, like pocket-less styles, create the slimmest torso profiles, while back zippers can be a hassle if your mobility is limited.
Kenchi offers inspiring pictures and advice, including a photo of himself at age 69 showing off a well-muscled torso with six-pack abs.
Many of your excercises will involve stretching your arms, fingers, legs and torso.
Hot flashes feel like a rush of heat that spreads across the body but is especially noticeable on the face and upper torso.
I did notice Colton seemed to have a pretty limber torso to shoot backwards and a split second later shoot in the opposite direction like it was nothing.
If you're having trouble hitting the back arrow (most beginners do), make sure you are turning your body (hips, torso) towards the leg you want to hit the arrow with.
This is common sense body physics and if you've played any sports that keep you mobile (basketball, volleyball) you tend to move your hips, torso, and pivot on your feet.
Rip off the arms, then chop off the head, and kick the torso off the legs... all in one smooth and wonderfully kustom experience.
For example, now it may be more ammo efficient to pop a cap into the foot of your fast paced prowlers, rendering them incapable of advancing on you… then you can bust a couple rounds in their skull or torso.
Apparently a roogle is the Australian equivalent of an American jackelope and it's an oddball animal with a kangaroo's bottom torso and a bald eagle's head.
Backpacks come in different sizes based on torso length.
In order to choose the right size backpack, you need to know the exact length of your torso.
Use a tape measure to determine the length of your torso and choose a frame that is proper for that length.
Put the shoulder harness in the correct slot, based on the length of your torso.
The muscles required to perform gross motor skills are generally found in the arms, legs, back, abdomen and torso.
These symptoms can progress to tics involving the upper torso, neck, arms, hands, and occasionally the legs and feet.
Hyperhidrosis is a medical condition characterized by excessive sweating in the armpits, palms, soles of the feet, face, scalp, and/or torso.
Scoliosis causes a noticeable asymmetry in the torso when viewed from the front or back.
The muscles required to perform gross motor skills are generally found in the arms, legs, back, abdomen, and torso.
Tics most commonly affect the child's face, neck, voice box, and upper torso but may involve almost any body part.
Pubic hair is getting darker and coarser and spreading to where the legs meet the torso.
Experimental studies of individuals fed a manganese deficient diet have revealed that the deficiency produces a scaly, red rash on the skin of the upper torso.
Communication comes through hand pressure and through the upper torso of the lead.
However, the stomach does have a few special rolls and flutters resulting in an undulation of the entire lower torso.
Clasp your arms close to your body so that one is behind your back and one is draped across your torso.
As your torso grows, you will want a shirt that covers you well.
The top of the suit is built like a banded bikini top, and a curtain of fabric drapes down from the band to cover the torso in a flowing design reminiscent of a baby doll nightie.
Fun though it is, women who have tried it warn that if you have a long torso or a small bust, it may not work on you.
The result is a top that drapes over the bosom without hugging your torso.
This is a way of being modest, covering and perhaps tightening your torso, while also being comfortable.
Gentle layers and ruching at the sides slim the torso while lightly padded cups enhance the silhouette.
Shirring on the sides slims and flatters the torso.
The longer torso of a tankini top not only provides more coverage for modesty reasons, but can also feel more secure for a girl to wear.
Men will need to know their chest, waist, inseam, and torso measurements in addition to height and weight.
If you have visions of scary-Grandpa shorts that cover half the torso, you don't need to worry.
Her hair is swept on top of her head, and her arms are lightly crossed over her torso.
Wet suits are one of the hottest fashion trends in kids' swimsuits, and they offer extra protection in high exposure areas around a child's shoulders, torso, and thighs.
Nevertheless, the concept of rash guards is reasonable since they protect the areas of your child's skin that are most exposed to the sun, such as the shoulders, back of the neck and torso.
Known for its high quality and durable products, Land's End throws its hat into the swim shorts ring with the Women's Short Torso Original Sport Tankini.
At Victoria's Secret, you'll find an entire section devoted to long torso tankinis and the best part is that all of them come in various colors and prints.
Many designers keep the taller woman in mind and create long torso tankinis for those who want to be a bit more modest and comfortable, while still looking fantastic.
Whatever your price range, there are long torso tankinis out there for you.
Are you full figured or perhaps a bit longer in the torso than the average woman?
The suits are cut with fuller dimensions and are available in long torso models.
Keeping in mind the longer torso length, you can choose from sizes 8 through 16 Misses, and from 16-34 Womens.
This swimsuit is cut to fit a long torso, but it sure doesn't look like it.
Mastectomy swimsuits are cut to give more coverage on the upper torso, and therefore more control to keep the prosthesis in place.
Torso coverage is not as crucial as you might think.
You can find them at Cyberswim and shop according to your body need - elongating the torso, slenderizing the hips, supporting the bust, etc. There are many suits from which to choose.
Women's allows you to work with the whole torso; with men's, it's basically a short or a brief.
From there, you can choose which shaping you need from eleven options, including minimizing the waist, bust, bottom or thighs, elongating your torso or legs, and supporting a full bust.
This is a fantastically cut suit because it enhances the bust via a deep V-neckline front, slims the torso and waist with clever ruching details, and does all this while providing modest rear coverage.
When paired up with board shorts or swim trunks, they protect the entire torso and thighs.
To avoid common swimsuit malfunctions that often occur with children, look for suits with a little more coverage in the torso area as well as wider fit bottoms.
If your child is active and simply can't seem to keep her Roxy swimsuit in place, look for suits with a wider band at the torso, a cropped tank effect and "boy shorts" that cover much more than a traditional brief swimsuit.
For this variation, wrap the garment around the upper torso and tie it over the bosom.
It is a one-shoulder suit with a tie strap and a beige stripe that goes diagonally across the torso, adding a slimming effect that Serena Williams does not need but that still looks great.
A short torso swimsuit is just what you need to play up your assets.
The term "short torso swimsuit" refers to any mode of swimwear designed specifically or indirectly for people whose torsos are visibly shorter than their legs.
People with a proportionally shorter torso will have a difficult time finding swimsuits in general because many major styles draw attention to their diminutive middle.
However, if you truly suffer from a noticeably short torso, then the classic one piece is not an adequate short torso swimsuit.
As mentioned previously, it is highly important that you have enough torso to stretch the one piece out.
Although one pieces are touted as "slimming", anyone with a short torso and a bulging waistline will appear more like an apple mounted on stilts rather than a glamorous swimsuit model.
However, in the event that you have a seriously short torso, a teeny bikini can help you emphasize your assets while drawing attention away from problem areas.
Short torso swimsuits that will flatter your unique frame are best purchased at specialty swim boutiques like Everything But Water, where an educated sales representative can help you find swimwear options that are ideal for your frame.
Sleeveless rash guards not only protect your torso, they're also a hot swimwear look this summer.
Now feet have extra tough skin, so just imagine how abrading sand can affect the softer skin on your arms and torso.
The Haute Pursuit Isabella swimsuit by Miraclesuit will minimize your waist while elongating your legs and torso.
Pair it with a matching top that covers your torso and you have a swimsuit that slims you overall.
Shirring throughout the torso helps to camouflage any tummy bulges as well.
The light green swimsuit style has a one-strap design that went up over one shoulder and then assumed a more traditional bandeau silhouette on the other side of the torso.
White's bikini paint looked almost reptilian in nature with a large expanse of scale-like detail covering her breasts and a small section of torso.
It features a shelf bra with soft foam cups, a flattering bow under the breasts and a skirted torso.
This essentially breaks up the torso and lends it an overall shorter look.
The tank top covers the torso to sit comfortably on the navel and the hips.
The value of the tankini top is that it covers your torso.
If the torso is clad in a dark, shirred fabric, so much the better, because you look longer and leaner.
This type of style serves to lengthen the torso's appearance.
You can also shop by fit needs, such as something that enhances the bust or lengthens the torso.
You can still utilize this genre of swimwear to round out the bust line, elongate a torso, or to lengthen out the legs so that you look feminine and attractive.
A bandeau top is quite close to the design of a tube top, with the difference being a traditional bandeau comes up higher on the on the torso and shows more cleavage.
These swimsuits look very saucy when you have a slightly lighter skin tone on your breasts than your torso, so don't worry too much.
What you want to be mindful of is sizing and torso length; although this is less a concern with a homemade bikini than a one-piece, you still want to achieve symmetry.
Specially designed long torso swimsuits are now available in most well-stocked swimsuit shops both on and offline.
If you prefer a one-piece, among the best long torso swimsuits you can get is one that features a halter top with a V-neckline.
Whether you want a two-piece, tankini or standard one-piece, you are guaranteed to find your perfect long torso swimsuit.
Most of these suits offer a solid color torso, then offer contrasting color blocks around the breasts.
If you have a long torso, you can purchase your top and bottom separately, allowing you to find a suit that covers you up and doesn't give you a wedgie.
It's very important to remain straight from the torso down, allowing only the upper portion of your body to pivot.
Many tall women also opt for bikinis, as breaking up one's torso is another time-honored way of making one look more proportionate.
The torso, head, and feet are also porcelain, and the kit includes the batting and wire you need to make your doll's posable body.
Each kit is 1/12 scale and comes with the instructions and porcelain torso, arms, and legs.
Magic Hair Makeover Torso - These styling heads come with real hair color, nail polish, and glitter that girls can also use on themselves.
A pear or triangle has narrower shoulders and upper torso; weight gain can be seen in hips, legs, and thighs.
Empire-waist dresses are very flattering for petites, because the waistline hits right beneath the breast, your torso and legs appear longer.
Tunic tanks are a great way to pull off a tank look with a long torso.
Opt for v-neck blouses to create the look of a longer torso.
If you enjoyed the smocked torso style of your youth, you'll find adult-sized dresses with the same feature, but women's sundresses come in other varieties as well.
Pick a halter top style with an empire waist-great for apple shapes-which has a flowing, sheer part of the torso below.
The key is to show off those legs while drawing attention away from a short torso.
They give balance to the shorts because they allow you to follow the old rule of never revealing too much leg and torso at the same time.
Tank tops should flatter the petite figure while giving a sense of length to the torso.
If a petite woman wants to wear a tunic-style top, try to find one that is semi-fitted and hits no lower than mid thigh, this will help make the torso look longer and prevent the wearer from getting lost in the fabric.
Tank tops with vertical designs, zippers and stripes are common in petite tops as they make the wearer's torso look longer and slimmer.
Tops that are draped or have ruffles will also help make the torso appear longer.
Most designer jackets come with white faux fur trim along the cuffs, bottom and torso.
Sling backpacks are perfect for anyone who favors functionality and prefers to carry their backpack on one shoulder or around the torso.
Fifth disease in children is a common childhood disease that generally manifests as a rash along the mouth, arms and upper torso.
After the fever breaks and the cold like symptoms subside, the child then gets a rash starting on his face around his mouth and then spreading to his torso and arms.
Here's your chance to see a headless torso, the Gentleman Ghost and a multitude of others.
Although many people assume that most of the hard work is done by a wrestler's arms and torso, the feet are taking a lot of strain too.
Pan had the upper torso of a man and the lower half of goat.
Exhale and lift your legs into the air, rotating from the hip while your torso stays firm.
From a neutral spine, bring the middle of your torso towards the ground, creating a hollow in your back; hold for five to ten seconds before returning to a neutral spine.
Using only your back muscles, lift your upper torso from the floor so that your head becomes upright.
Using only your back muscles, lift your upper torso from the floor so that your head becomes upright, curling your legs upward at the same time.
They balance the torso during sitting, and during standing they counteract the torso's natural tendency to lean too far behind the hip joints.
Toning the psoas aligns the legs with the torso and helps to lengthen the spine.
When in a frontal split, try to place your torso to the ground, reaching as far forward as possible.
During the front split, you extend one leg in front of your body and one leg behind your body, with your torso upright and your hips squarely facing forward.
During the straddle split, both legs point laterally away from your body, toes pointed and torso upright and straight.
Press down through your hips and torso to feel a stretch along the hip flexor of your back leg and the hamstring of your front leg.
Lean your torso forward over your front leg to deepen the stretch and place your hands or elbows on the ground for support.
Have your partner grab your lifted leg at the calf or ankle, pressing it further back toward your torso until you ask her to stop.
Lean forward with your torso, to stretch your back and hamstrings and lean laterally to each side to improve the flexibility in each leg.
The straddle split is when both legs are to either side of the torso.
Place both hands on the thigh of your raised leg, and while keeping your torso upright, shift your weight forward until you feel a stretch down the front of your back leg.
Extend your front knee and lean your torso forward until you feel a good stretch in the hamstring of your extended knee; you'll probably also feel a stretch in your lower back.
The leaf serves as the torso of the person, and your little person can use crayons or markers to make legs, arms, heads, and hair for the leaf people.
Curl your torso using your stomach muscles to lift shoulders and upper back.
Straighten your elbows back out to push your torso back up into plank position, careful not to lock your elbows at the top.
Lower to your knees and rest your torso on the ball.
Lift your chest off the ball so that your torso is straight.
Lift the dumbbell until the upper arm is parallel with your torso.
Maintaining a strong trunk and torso by working all of the appropriate muscles is the best way to keep your core strong and fit.
Raise your torso until you're sitting up, then lower yourself to just before your back fully touches the bench.
Put your arms behind your head as if you were doing crunches and bend at the waist, bringing the torso up.
There are two sets of diagonal muscles called obliques that criss-cross one another, and work by twisting the torso.
Slowly curl your torso up, lifting your hips off the pad and hold in the max contraction position for as long as possible.
Now twist your torso so that you can touch the floor with the ball on one side.
Lift up the bottom part of your torso for a count of five, and then slowly and gradually return to the resting position.
The dumbbell should end up roughly parallel to your torso.
The lat pulldown exercise can create a "V' shape in the torso, which will create the appearance of a smaller waistline.
Now lift your right shoulder and twist your torso so that your right elbow makes contact with your left knee at its "peak", then return and switch so that the left elbow meets the right knee at that peak and so on.
Lift your torso off the floor, extending your straight arms underneath your shoulders.
Now, do a slow-motion pedaling movement with your feet while simultaneously lifting your left shoulder and twisting your torso so that your left elbow makes contact with your right knee.
The Cardio Twister combines the aerobic movements of a stair-stepping machine with the rotational movements of a torso machine.
In other words, while your feet are peddling, your upper torso is performing rotational movements.
Examples include the Ab Slide, the Ab Dolly and the Torso Track.
They were asked to perform a variety of abdominal exercises on various types of ab equipment.These included the Torso Track, the Ab Rocker and the Ab Roller.
Although the Torso Track was somewhat more efficient than the traditional abdominal crunch, some participants complained of lower back pain while using this machine.
The home exercise machines included the Torso Track, the Ab Roller and the Ab Rocker.
You can also work your obliques, by rotating your torso from side to side.
To work your obliques, secure the band to a stable object behind you, but to the left of your body as you rotate your torso to the right.
Secure it on your right side as you rotate your upper torso to the left.
As you rotate your torso toward your right bent knee, simultaneously straighten your left leg.
As you bend your right knee, rotate your upper torso toward the leg.
As you lower your body using this technique, it will seem uncomfortable until you learn to use your core strength to stabilize torso.
As you exhale, keep your arms straight and rotate your torso to right so that the weight moves toward your right hip.
Participants in rotary sports such as tennis or golf can warm up by performing torso, hip and shoulder rotations.
Stabilize your hips and legs as you rotate your upper torso to the right.
Engage your abdominal muscles, flex your upper torso and perform 10 crunches.
Once you enter the water, simply use your ordinary upright running style with your torso centered and posture tall.
To exercise your back muscles, lie face down with a medium size pillow under your hips and torso.
Holding your arms bent as you run, turning your torso from side to side, or bending into a hill can all work the upper body during a run, so make sure to stretch all your muscle groups to get the best results.
You can tone and tighten your abs without doing a single crunch - cardio kickboxing moves will have your torso twisting and turning, as well as using your abs for balance.
Concentrate on keeping your head and torso as upright as possible instead of leaning forward.
Simply place your hands on your hips, lifting up your torso and squaring your shoulders.
Be careful not to lean forward or backwards, as your torso may feel apt to do.
The rectus abdominus muscles run vertically the length of your torso.
Perform a squat by tipping backward at the hip, pressing through your heels and lowering your torso toward the floor as though you were sitting back in a chair.
Press your back into the wall and bend your knees as you slide your torso down the wall.
Your rectus abdominis runs down your torso between your breastbone and hips, accounting for the "six pack" muscles.
Reach over the top of the ball and place your palms on the ground in front of the ball, your torso resting on top of it.
Begin stepping your hands forward, pulling your torso over the top of the ball until your shins rest on the center of it, your body in a straight, pushup position.
You'll strengthen your lower back and abs by keeping your back and torso straight while maintaining a 30 to 40 degree angle between your back and the bike's seat.
If you want to work the internal and external oblique muscles that run diagonally across your torso, you need to focus on twisting exercises that engage this portion of your abdominals.
They also engage during torso rotation and flexion, as you bend, twist and move throughout the day.
As you crunch up, engage your obliques and begin twisting your torso until your right elbow touches your left knee.
Continue "bicycling" your legs as you twist your torso to the left and right.
Lie on your left side with your feet stacked on top of each other and torso propped up on your forearm so that your elbow is positioned directly below your shoulder.
You can place your right palm on the floor in front of your torso for additional balance.
Keeping your body in the side plank position, slowly and steadily sweep your right arm down in front of your body, then reach it under your left side, twisting your torso so your chest faces down toward the floor.
Engage your abs and gradually flex your torso to the right side as you slide the dumbbell down the outside of your right leg.
Keeping your torso straight and tall, lean back slightly so that your body forms a "V" shape.
Keeping your hips stationary and the medicine ball tracking with your belly button (i.e., not twisting your arms), twist your entire torso to the right as you attempt to touch the medicine ball to the ground.
After twisting as far as you comfortably can to the right, continue to engage your abs as you twist your torso back to center.
Continue the twisting motion by twisting your entire torso to the left side, attempting to touch the medicine ball to the floor on your left.
Slim Ts offer paneled tees that are designed to improve posture, reshape the torso and help men look more toned.
Your torso should look smooth-not lumpy and bumpy at the hand of your decorated bra.
A convertible bra can also be worn crossed in the back, with straps slung down on the back or around the torso, or entirely strapless.
Some brides opt for one-piece bodysuits that incorporate the panty as well as torso and breast coverage.
Bustiers go from your bust to your waist, to fully sculpt your torso's appearance, sometimes with the assistance of boning.
The goal of corsets was to make the torso a more pleasing shape to look at, and that "pleasing shape" varied based on the fashions and popular opinions of the times.
They started out in Europe during the 16th century as a method of making the torso look more cylindrical.
These were called "high empire-waist style" and came about as a reaction to the female fashion in Europe, which detracted attention from the natural waist and brought the eye higher along the torso.
This is the corset that gave the shapely hourglass figure, as it shaped the whole torso rather than just the top, or top and middle.
A female bodysuit is a form-fitting article of clothing that covers a woman's torso.
While you might expect that this type of undergarment would be straightforward - a corset with shoulder straps that spans the torso to the hips - there can still be variations in the modern incarnation.
If you have a longer torso, look for tall sizes that provide a few extra inches in the body.
For abdominal hernias, you will have to use a compression device that wraps around the torso, but even this will not be too obvious under clothes.
Pear-shaped ladies tend to be short-waisted, so it's extremely important to lengthen the torso.
The traditional laced corset extends from bosom to hips, thus shaping the entire torso.
The higher breasts create a longer, more graceful torso, which is further enhanced by the slim waist.
Bodysuits are designed to cover a large portion of the torso.
When revealed to someone special, your bodysuit can not only have a slimming effect on your torso, but high-cut legs can make your legs look stronger and leaner.
Overbust Corset - This type of corset covers the entire torso.
The web site offers fitting and sizing instructions based both on your cup size and the length of your torso.
The right bra will improve a woman's posture, often resulting in a longer torso and slimmer, more shaped appearance.
Some of these bras are your typical undergarments, while others cover not only your breasts, but some of your torso as well.
Ill-fitting strapless bras are prone to working their way down your torso throughout a night out.
The look can be considered sexier because it adds length to the torso.
Additionally, corsets provide a sliming effect to the torso, further enhancing the appearance of your assets.
They show off your torso without exposing everything, layer easily together or with other shirts, and pair well with everything from matching panties to sweat pants for a lazy morning around the house.
Sassybax is one brand that comes in regular and torso length bras.
This is an ultra-sheer body shaping pantyhose with a waist that goes up to the bra line, taking off extra flesh from your entire torso without the pain of a corset or bustier.
It will slim the torso and, like a corset, improve the posture by helping hold back the shoulders (which also creates a slimming effect).
A bustier will flatter a curvy shape, act as a push-up piece, and also look great on anyone with a longer torso.
You'll find that some bustiers are rather short in the torso, and that means they won't flatter underneath clothes unless layered with another foundation garment.
There's no need to wear those uncomfortable underwire bras that can dig into your torso with the Innerwire technology.
All you have to do is use a measuring tape for two areas of your torso, and then enter your measurements.
For a reasonable price you may purchase a short baby doll style robe that covers your upper torso and the upper portion of your legs.
Half slips can be any length, but they start at the waist rather than covering the torso the way full slips do.
These special garments cover the entire torso and work well to control a shaking upper body.
If you have a wide upper torso or large pendulous breasts, this sports bra style may not be right for you.
An open-cup bustier has a corset-like fit in the torso, when it is purchased in a boned design, but it can also be found in a "light" look that simply stretches over the midsection.
This boned design supports the breasts, trims the torso, and still allows for the coveted peek-a-boo effect one gets from an open tip design.
A basque is a piece of lingerie designed to fit closely to the torso and is sometimes referred to as a bustier.
Select a long-line item if you have a long torso, because you'll avoid having the piece cut your body off at the belly or torso.
It's important to make sure your nightgown fits well, especially around the top and torso.
As the eye travels downward, sheer cut-outs appear like butterflies along the lower torso, and continue down at regular intervals to the hip.
Set décor is such that the women see the men's feet first, then their legs, torso, and finally their faces.
Narnia is populated with delightful and magical characters, including the first resident Lucy meets, the faun Mr. Tumnus, with the torso of a human and the lower half of a goat.
Psoriasis is most typically located on the knees and elbows, but will also be found on the arms, legs, torso and scalp.
This skin condition causes red or purple patches to appear on the skin, usually on the torso, arms and legs.
Acne commonly occurs on the facial skin, the neck and upper torso.
The most common place to see this symptom is across the child’s torso, followed by the arms, the legs and the neck.
The charcoal gray trousers made the most of his lean torso.
His shoulders and upper arms bulged while his long torso was lean and chiseled.
By the sudden lack of stiffness in her torso, she wondered if her ribs had been broken.
To protect against excessive force exerted on the torso, there is a load limiting device to reduce the risk of bone breakage.
I grabbed the male in the denim jacket by wrapping both my arms around his torso, pinning his arms to his side.
In 1900 the French school at Athens recovered more fragments of sculpture, including a head of Heracles and the torso and possibly the head of Atalanta, these last two of Parian marble.
He was muscular and tall, clothed in dark jeans, a snug grey T-shirt that hugged his biceps and stretched across his chest and back and then sagged at his slender