Sunday, 10 February 2019

The Physical and Mental Benefits of Crawling :

Baby Wearing White Shirt Tied With Three BalloonsIf you want to get fit START CRAWLING.It makes for a superb co-ordinated workout that builds strength and it is easy to do,anyone can do it.
                                 The Reasons Why We Should Crawling :
There are several reasons for crawling,these are as following :-
1. BUILDS MENTAL SHARPNESS :- Crawling sends messages to the mind to balance body weight on either side as the weight shifts.Thus it brings about better mind body coordination.Moreover it challenges the neurological system.
2. WITHOUT EQUIPMENT :- It is a body weight based workout that challenges the body without using any equipment which can be done anywhere.
3. ENGAGES THE CORE :- Crawling engages the core and it is very safe.The spine is not stressed neither is the neck cervical.In order to stay upright like entire core unit.In doing so you can improve your alignment and also the shoulder and hip girdle.
4. GREAT FOR FLEXIBILITY AND TONING :- The primary movements bring all those forgotten muscles in to play.As you perform the crawling action,you can increase the range of motion at the joints and improve walking mechanics.
5. CRAWLING IS MULTI DIMENSIONAL ;- It involves multiple planes such as sideways,up and down,crosswise,as you are in a quadrupedal position with all four limbs touching the floor,it becomes anti-gravity as it pulls the body down in a different way.
               DIFFERENT TYPES OF CRAWLING :-
[a] GORILLA CRAWL :- To perform it start with the feet wider than the shoulder-width,bend and shift the weight on hands,then jump forwards.Place your hands forward and repeat.
[b] INCHWORM CRAWL :- To do it stretch out straight and get in to the plank position.Look upwards towards the ceiling and shuffle crawl forwards.
[c] BABY CRAWL :- This will have you make small moves with alternate hand and knee as you crawl.
[d] PANTHER OR LEOPARD CRAWL :- This is where you stealthily crawl just inches away from the ground in a stalking mode.
[e] BEAR CRAWL :- It is great for re-aligning the spine,the bear crawl involves moving forwards and backwards quickly with your derriere facing upwards like a bear.

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