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  • Tip 5 – Your Waist Is Not a Joint

    27 Apr 2010

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    Your waist is not a joint.

    Bending is a whole body process that generally involves three sets of joints: the ankles, knees and hips.  The waist isn’t one of them.  The hip joints are much lower than most people think, about four five inches below the waist.   There is a video of this at Tip 58.

    More information on your hip joints:

    Three Tips on Bending Video & Article

    Finding Your Hip Joints Blog Post

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    2 Responses to “Tip 5 – Your Waist Is Not a Joint”

    1. Arthur December 4, 2011 at 5:53 pm #

      Your productions are so uniformly excellent. And your target domain so central to sentient life (not just physical conditioning). Thank you! /Arthur

    2. Leland Vall December 4, 2011 at 6:07 pm #

      Thanks Arthur! Glad you like them.

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