What are some good practices to try to avoid back or spine injuries? I only have one session a week, alas. I am almost 51 and went to keep practicing Aikido(Tomiki) as long as I can.
I thank all in advance,
I've usually found that practicing a lot of aikido and taking lots of ukemi gave me a pretty good core/abs stability.
Bad back since 1969.
However - if you're interested.... Stronger Abs and Back: 165 exercises to build your center of power
. Brittenham and Brittenham, 1997, Human Kinetics publishers.
Not sure if it's still in print - but there are myriad similar...