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Is clenching the abs a bad thing?

I've heard clenching the abs when singing can cause the throat to close/tighten and can cause nodes. is this true?


  • WigsWigs Moderator, 2.0 PRO, 3.0 Streaming Posts: 5,042
    I dont know about nodes, but if you just clench your abs without actually using your support properly, then tension would likely result in your throat which could lead to problems.
  • highhopesin1989highhopesin1989 Member Posts: 16
    Thank you. I'm pretty sure I'm using my support properly. At first my abs were really clenching but I've been working to make it so they don't clench as tightly.
  • GlassofwhiskeyGlassofwhiskey Member Posts: 8
    I used to clench my abs but didn’t connect it to my voice so I wouldn’t sing anything, i basically learnt to connect my voice with my support so now it ain’t like clenching the abs it is more like a gradually light push from the abdomen the higher I go!
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