It can stretch and strengthen the back, neck and abdominal muscles increase flexibility and balance, and it's also supposed to help all the trunk organs function better. It can help with things like digestion and constipation. It's also commonly used as a stretch after weight lifting and aerobic classes.
by Anne-Marie 4 years ago
Why does my lower back hurts when I do abs workout?I lay down on my back and do several different sit-ups, sometimes with the upper body, sometimes with the legs getting up and down. But my lower back always hurt. I can feel a gap between my back and the floor when I lay down on my back.
by Helen Murphy Howell 6 years ago
An Exercise For Lower Back Pain/Stiffness?Any hubbers have a recommended exercise for lower back pain and stiffness? The stiffness is really due to being dumb the other day. I was stooping for too long doing some gardening and my lower back has stiffened up. There is a bit of discomfort but nothing...
by Farmer Brown 7 years ago
What are some techniques for achieving the lotus pose?What types of stretches or tips can you share for getting into the lotus position? One of my friends said to practice lotus by doing lotus...but I can't even get there! After full lotus...bound lotus is on the list : )Thank you...and...
by purpleangel47 8 years ago
Well, more than one actually. I need a tried and true method to practice doing pushups without landing on my face. I try holding my body up in the air (doing the male pushup ... but oh by the way I can't do a female pushup on my knees either) but my mid-section sags and my arms scream...
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