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Bone Up on Bones: Foot vs. Spine

Our bones have many important jobs. Not only do they give our bodies shape and structure, they also protect some vital organs. Not only that, but bones also store minerals like calcium and release it into our blood stream when needed. Did you know bone marrow also manufactures blood cells?




With all this in mind, I was wondering if you know...

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krisua krisua 10 years
Good to know.
JustSomeChick JustSomeChick 10 years
That makes my back hurt just looking at it. It really doesn't hurt??
SU3 SU3 10 years
Wow... just wow! How do you even begin to get into that position???
Kitri_78 Kitri_78 10 years
I think the actual number of bones in the spine varies depending on resource, interpretation, and individual. Some say 26 bones, others say up to 33 if you count the Cervical Vertebrae, Thoracic Vertebrae, Lumbar Vertebrae, Sacrum, and Coccyx (tail-bone, which usually has 4 vertebrae but can actually have 3-5). Just my 0.02!
Fitness Fitness 10 years
This pose is called Ganda Bherundasana - which loosely translates to "bird on it's face." Funny, huh? This pose doesn't hurt - you just can't talk in it. :)
CestLaVie CestLaVie 10 years
I thought foot.... and wow Fit, that is some pose!!!
Kaciegrrl Kaciegrrl 10 years
Dang, I was wrong. BTW, that picture hurts just to look at!
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