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Why can't you put your heels firmly against a wall and then bend over without falling?

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    Standing straight, the center of gravity is approximately at the waist. When we lean forward, the top part of the body moves forward, the center of gravity is moved to a position in front of us. Gravity does the rest.

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    Explain why you can’t put your heels firmly against a wall and then bend over without falling

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