Stomach Massage and Inversion of the Lumbar Curve
This exercise, done in a rounded position with the head toward the pelvis, exerts pressure, generated by the flexion, on the lower trunk. This series has several variations, but this effect is most notable in the rounded version. Principles of the Exercise
These four movements are done in succession.
1. The feet press against the bar to extend the knees and the hips. This moves the carriage backward. The feet are pointed (ankles in plantar flexion).
2. Then, with the knees straight, the ankles are flexed (dorsiflexion)...