"Brace" your stomach-tighten your muscles by pulling in and imagining your belly button moving toward your spine. You should feel like your back is pressing to the floor and your hips and pelvis are rocking back.
Hold for about 6 seconds while breathing smoothly.
Repeat 8 to 12 times.
Current as ofSeptember 20, 2018
Author: Healthwise Staff William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine Brian O'Brien, MD, FRCPC - Internal Medicine Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine Joan Rigg, PT, OCS - Physical Therapy
Medical Review:William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Brian O'Brien, MD, FRCPC - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Joan Rigg, PT, OCS - Physical Therapy