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Situps Wreck your Lower back

The reason that situps are bad for your back is that it produces a high amount of pressure on the discs when the spine is in flexion. When you are just laying in bed there is only 25 lbs. of pressure. When you sit up, the pressure shoots up to 180-210 lbs. The flexion of the spine also pushes the disc posteriorly ( to … Read more

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