When the Pressure Is On, Take a Load Off!

Pena, Jimmy
July 2001
Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Jul2001, Vol. 62 Issue 7, p204
Focuses on a research finding regarding the effects of intra-abdominal pressure (IAP) on spinal stability of bodybuilders, featured in the 2001 issue of the `Journal of Biomechanics.' Activation of abdominal muscles; Tips on spinal column safety.


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