Thanks for your question Majid. Sit-ups are the perfect way to put out a disc. The US army eliminated sit-up from training and substantially decreased their incidence of lower back pain. So the first lesson I am sure that you have learned is not to do sit- can be pain free but not the same. The evidence shows that once you get lower back especially disc herniations you it is recurrent. This means it will happen again from time to time. How long will it take? You haven’t been examined by me so I cannot tell you. I know people that have pain for years and others that come to the clinic that get better within days. Others take weeks.
Hey, great list!
I don’t use them personally, but I train with a few women who do. I’ve noticed some of the side effects and they’ve mentioned it too.
But I didn’t know what to look for and how many alternatives there were – so while I’ll probably still choose not to use any (my goals are just to stay active), I’ll pass this along to my friends who want different results than I do. Maybe it’ll help them make some good choices, or to switch to something with fewer (or no) side effects.
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