Right on, Tita!!
Our core, the muscles of the stomach and back, organs, bones, connective tissues, our intuition, gut feelings, confidence, so much of how we feel and look depends on this area of our body. We rely on this area for support and strength, digestion, elimination, helping circulation of blood, relaxation and to aid in breathing. Yet, often times we are not even aware that some of the actions we are doing, such as crunches, slumping while sitting, doing pelvic floor exercises in the car and constant pulling in from the waistline could actually be detrimental to the core, and impeding function of the organs. For example, crunches can force extra pressure downwards to the pelvic floor weakening the tissues, as well as making the outer abdominal muscles really strong leading to muscle imbalances and still not shifting abdominal fat.
How to tighten the stomach?
The deep abdominal muscles and pelvic floor…
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