Fitness Fibs | Why Drawing your Belly to your Spine is Not EffectiveMar 01, 2018
Avoid sucking your belly towards your spine when engaging your core as this actually does not effectively engage your deep core + it can put unnecessary stress on your pelvic floor (yes for men too, this matters) and restriction of breath.
I use to be taught to bring my belly to spine, but after doing research and seeing how it was effecting my clients I was able to find much better results when I encouraged my clients to zip up from the pelvic floor.
If the entire deep core is not engaging effectively while lengthening then we encourage the shortening of fascia - completely the opposite of what we need to do.
Watch the video below, try it with me and start changing the way that you engage your deep core!
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