Back inversion table – Inversions are regularly practiced in yoga for their ability to relieve stress, elongate the backbone and help the body’s circulatory system; inversion tables provide similar benefits without having to balance the head or hands. While clamped on the table, you lean up and down to the desired degree. Once there you can stretch or execute exercises without putting pressure on your spinal column. Of course, simply hanging up and down and relaxing is always an option.
Adjust the back inversion table to your length; the head should rest comfortably on the bed of the table and not hang over the edge. Read the instructions carefully when adjusting the table because each manufacturer can use different mechanics.
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Decide what degree you want to invert. Beginners may want to start with the board at an angle, such as at 90 degrees instead of a full 180 degrees; Increase the rate of inversion gradually as you acclimatize to being upside down. Many back inversion table come with a security band that lets you choose your inversion degree; adjust the band to special preferences. Stand your back against the table and place your feet in the footrests. Follow the table instructions to secure your feet. Sit back to rotate the table to invert. Hold the handles if applicable.