Fitness Myth: Suck In Your Stomach When Exercising

On July 20, 2013 by Physical Culturist

One thing I’ve noticed in common between Ancient Martial Arts and Strength Sports like weightlifting, powerlifting and strongman, is the importance of finding your centre in order to produce extraordinary levels of power. In Chinese Martial Arts, this area is called the “Tantien”. In strength sports, we call it the Belly!

Fitness Myth: Suck In Your Stomach When Exercising

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