0

Exercises like crunch and twist in which we have to lean on floor but can we do this on a bed? Our bed mattress is mostly hard.

1 Answer 1

2

You can, but the bed will absorb a lot of your movement which makes it easier to do and can make it hard to achieve good form.

You can try doing a pushup on a bed as an example: you can sort of do it, but without the full resistance of the floor your back is at a weird angle and your hands sink into the mattress.

It's the same reason that you should squat and deadlift (and most other barbell lifts) with flat non-squishy shoes (converse, etc) on hard flooring like concrete. It's the same reason gloves are generally frowned upon: it's squishy stuff between you and something hard (the bar).

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service and acknowledge you have read our privacy policy.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.