Inversion table are a splendid way of reducing back pain. In fact the stress and the pain can be reduced when inverted fully. In this position one needs to gently rotate their head from side to side as well as lift up the head. Don’t lift up your head. Its important that you perform exercises while being fully inverted only when you are comfortable. If the body is not used to doing exercises, you may have spore muscles. Thus increase the intensity of your exercises, as you would do in any other exercise regime such as aerobics, gym, and yoga, Pilates etc.
There are various models that are available in the market. Depending upon the features that are included, the cost may vary. Some companies can even provide free shipping and handling. While buying an inversion table, look for the features, which should include Tether straps, Traction handles and Corner stability Feet. They may be present in the more higher end models.
Other features that may be included in the inversion table are auto-locking hinges; Teflon embedded epoxy-coated roller bearings, which ensures that there is a smooth movement without any unnecessary jerks and screeches. One can also wear gravity boots. This is an optional accessory. Gravity boots are meant to provide support for the ankles while exercising on the inversion table. As inversion table relieves tension and pain from the back, it can be used after a cardio vascular workout.
Do a thorough research into the features and the cost of the various Hang upside down machines that are available in the market before you decide to buy an inversion table. Therefore its essential that you read the reviews on the internet as well as in the magazines, before you buy a particular brand of powered hang upside down machines. Many companies will provide a five-year warranty on the inversion table as well as an educational DVD on how to use and reap benefits from an inversion table.
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