Strengthen Abdominal and Back Muscles

A great video showing how to get stronger abdominal and back muscles. Particularly useful for tennis or golf players to increase muscle tone.

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ABDOMINAL AND BACK MUSCLES

Exercise step by step

  1. Objective: Overall strengthening to
    stabilise the torso.
    Important for one-sided hitting sports
    such as tennis and golf.
    Strengthening to stabilise torso diagram - Elastoplast
  2. Starting Position: Lie facing the floor with your body weight supported by your lower arms. Only your lower arms and toes may be touching the floor.
    Body weight supported by lower arms position - Elastoplast
  3. Movement: Keeping your torso rigid and back straight, take turns lifting one leg. Hold for 10 seconds.
    Carry out this movement 5 times.
    Torso rigid and back straight position - Elastoplast
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Before you begin any of these exercise routines, be sure to check with your doctor. Once you have your doctor’s approval, begin exercising slowly and stop if you feel any pain or discomfort. Make sure to rest if you feel you are overexerting yourself.
 

Please note that none of the above given tips or recommendations substitute medical advice. Important: consult a health professional in case of an injury or if you suspect overuse of joints or a medical condition such as a fracture. A physician should be consulted in those acute cases when the condition is accompanied by reddening, swelling or hyperthermia of joints, ongoing joint trouble or severe pain and/or are associated with neurological symptoms (e.g. numbness, tingling, loss of motion).

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Strengthen Abdominal and Back Muscles - Exercise Video