Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxic > Health-in-Motion 05 August 2015 Lengthen the spine A great move to lengthen the spine; relieve back pain and ease compression between vertebrae: Stand with your feet hip-width apart. Relax your head, neck and shoulders. Take a deep breath in. As you breathe out, drop your chin to your chest and bend forward, imagining that you’re peeling your vertebrae off a wall, one at a time. Try to touch the floor with your knees straight and fingers long. Breathe in at the bottom. As you breathe out, think of rooting your tailbone to the floor; rotate your pelvis and slowly wallpaper your back up onto the imaginary wall, one vertebra at a time. Repeat six times. 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news News Mom’s life is ruined after mystery sickness makes her look anorexic Parenting Breast milk may boost preemies' brain development Parenting Could same-sex couples have babies with shared DNA? Study hints it's possible Diet and nutrition Is canned or frozen produce bad for me? News Hand hygiene – how clean are your hands really? Medical Add asthma to list of possible causes of childhood obesity From our sponsors Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract Live healthier Gut health » Can't lose weight? Blame it on your gut Our nutrition experts weigh in on why gut health is such an important factor in weight loss, on World Obesity Day. Sleep better » Yes, there is such a thing as too much sleep A new study confirms that too little sleep can impair your brain, but interestingly, too much sleep is also a problem.