[pct-l] Backpain (was insoles)
melaniekclarke at gmail.com
Mon Jan 3 21:41:53 CST 2011
I don't wear a weight belt everyday, only when I do heavy lifting and yard
work. I just put in an irrigation system last summer and I had to dig
hundreds of yards of trenches as I have a big back yard. The year before
last I put in 13 fruit trees, a brick patio, sidewalk and had to haul lots
of sand, bricks etc. I used the weight belt as an example of how to elevate
the abdominal area as most people scrunch, let their guts hang out and don't
really know how to position their spines any more. The weight belt is
useful as a teacher in this regard. I have very strong flat abdominal
muscles even though I'm 50 years old and have had 6 full term pregnancies
(one was still borne so I only have 5 children, now adults)
On Mon, Jan 3, 2011 at 5:17 PM, Yoshihiro Murakami <completewalker at gmail.com
> Concerning the back pain, there are many causes.
> 1. bad postures, hard exercise, etc. ---- these are caused by the
> damage of muscles of abdomen.
> 2. mental stress
> 3. spine
> 4. sickness of internal organs
> Generally speaking, excluding severe case, most of the back pain is
> caused by the weakness of the muscles of abdomen. Then the prevention
> of back pain is simple: To strengthen your muscles or To reduce the
> stress to your muslces.
> To strengthen
> some practice is effective: such as:
> I exercise about for 5 or 10 minutes in a day to maintain the
> strength of muscles.
> To avoid stress
> I recommend the internal frame pack, which has a good waist belt.
> When most of the pack weight can be supported by the waist bone, the
> stress of the spine will be reduced.
> I do not recommend Ms. Melanie's way of using a weight lifters belt.
> When waist belt were wear in every day, the muscle of abdomen will
> became week in a long run, and the more severe back pain will be
> 2011/1/4 ruffwork <ruffwork at ruffwork.com>:
> > I've seen all the talk of back pain. Posture is some of it but my
> experience was it can also be unevenly
> > exercised and contracted muscles. I was having bad pain after walking
> daily and it magically went away as soon
> > as I started doing some sit ups and stretches after every walk. Right
> now the pain has started coming
> > back and guess what? I've been skipping my post-walk exercise and
> > ruffwork
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