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Suck in Your Gut!


Posted by Heather J.

Chiropractors and other health professionals often offer a mantra that includes ?draw your navel to your spine,? which reportedly engages deep abdominal muscles and protects your lower back. Now, experts advise ?bracing? the muscles - stiffening all of the muscles instead of sucking in - to protect the spine and build the core, especially while exercising. An article published in the New York Times explains why bracing your abs and keeping your head high works better in some situations than merely sucking in the gut. To read more, visit this link: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/22/fashion/22FITNESS.html?ex=1177646400&en=ace9eb8cf50d0097&ei=5070
 
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