The waist is the part of the abdomen between the rib cage and hips. On people with slim
bodies, the waist is the narrowest part of the torso.
The waistline refers to the horizontal line where the waist is narrowest.
Waistline differs from person to person. To locate the natural waistline, one need simply
stand upright and then tilt over to the side keeping the legs and hips straight. Where the
torso creases , that is the natural waistline. The waist is usually measured just above the
belly button. In case the waist is convex rather than concave, such as in the case of
pregnancy and obesity. the waist may be measured at a vertical level 1 inch above the
The size of a person's waist or waist circumference, indicates abdominal activity. Excess
abdominal fat is a risk factor for developing heart disease and other obesity related
Practice these yoga poses under proper guidance or consult your doctor.
What causes waist pain in females?
The most common sources of pain in the lower back are overuse injuries to body muscles,
ligaments and/or joints, injuries like muscle sprains and strains commonly occur due to
sudden movement or improper lifting techniques.
Waist reduction refers to the act of wearing a corset or other constricting garment to
reduce or alter the waistline.
The four floating ribs may be permanently compressed or moved by such garments. A
girdle may also be used to alter the appearance of the waist.
Waist reduction may be used simply to reduce the width of the waist. This change can be
permanent or temporary.
A corset is a garment worn to hold and train the torso into a desired shape, traditionally
a smaller waist or large bottom.
The word corset is derived from the Old French word corps.
Waist and Waste are homophones. They sound the same but they have different meanings
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