Exercise Ball Exercises
The Exercise ball is one of the best and unique fitness tools that is out there today. It is also one of the least utilized pieces of equipment. Aquilino Cosani, an Italian engineer, first manufactured the ball to be a toy back in 1963. It wasn’t until a physical therapist, Mary Quinton, utilized the ball for children with neurological disorders. The exercise ball did not make it to the US until the 1970 and it seems that the general public is just starting to get aware of its benefits.
What makes the Exercise ball so effective is that it forces the user to use many stabilizing muscle to balance while performing the exercise... Read More
Exercise Ball Is A Good Source Of Exercise
There are numerous people who are interested in exercising with an exercise ball but don’t know how lie or sit on one properly. An exercise ball great selection to use for exercises that are done without or with dumbbells since they can be used the same way that an exerciser would us a bench.
The use of an exercise ball as a bench may be somewhat difficult for some people because much of the feeling and balance of stability are removed. Therefore it might take some practice and a little time for the exerciser to be able to hold a position for the entire exercise. Doing sit ups on the exercise ball are even possible as the exerciser gains some confidence.
Any exercise that is done on the exercise ball will help the mid and... Read More
Have you seen those big huge PVC balls which are in the gym? Do you know what they are? They are also known as fitness ball, Swiss ball, stability ball etc. This ball can be a part of your daily workout and it can prove to be very effective for you.
Let us see some of its advantages:
1. Exercise ball helps in increasing strength by exercise themselves. It is amazing to see how many different types of exercise you can do by single equipment. You can also discover your own floor exercise, while you are on the ball.
Another way to use the exercise ball to increase your energy is by stability which is required to sit on it. You will need to use your muscles to balance your stability. You can also tone your muscles and help to boost all your strength... Read More
What are the Benefits of an Exercise Ball Workout?
Many people have seen exercise balls lying around the house of someone they know. Often times, when they are not being used to work out the muscles, they are being used as a chair for guests or another place to sit. But exercise balls are more than simply a unique piece of guest furniture – they are a legitimate way to increase your strength and health through an intense at home workout.
What Are Exercise Balls?
Exercise balls are nothing more than very large, air filled rubber (plastic) balls than you may have seen as a kid... Read More
Need an Exercise Buddy? Try Losing Weight With Your Pet!
Do you feel the stress or the depression of having to lose a lot of weight slowly creeping up your nerves? Well then … it’s your body saying you need to go have a workout and get some sweat on your t-shirt!
I know sometimes you feel reluctant to leave the comfort of your home for many reasons. For some people, it is their domain and for others their command center! While the TV room, the computer that goes online and the video games can keep you entertained, it can also be as if you are under house arrest for such a long time, the word “exercise” becomes a distant memory in your vocabulary.
But, somewhere in your mind, in a silent corner of your brain, you can sometimes hear a faint voice crying … “You need to g... Read More
Is The Exercise Ball Really Useful For Core Training?
If you’ve stepped into a gym in the last 10 years you’ve most likely noticed those big rubber balls known as exercise balls (or stability balls or Swiss balls).
In my experience, most times these balls would sit all alone in the corner unless they were being used in a special “ball class” or by a creative trainer showing his client some new challenging movements.
But the question is “Are exercise ball workouts needed and useful in an exercise program?”
I believe that they are. Here’s why:
Reason #1: Improved Proprioception and Sense of Balance
Proprioception refers to the body’s sense of spatial awareness in relation to stimuli it receives from the position and movement of the body... Read More
How To Love Every Second Of Regular Exercise
If you think making exercise fun is impossible, we respectfully disagree! Infact, we believe that exercise must be enjoyable to be a regular
part of your life. But before we tell you how you can make this happen for yourself, let’s start with 3 reasons why exercise is often anything but fun:
1. Exercise Becomes A Shuttle Launch:
We’ve all read the long, complicated instructions for how to do exercise and even more complicated reasons why these instructions are necessary.
Ignore them all.
The more complicated you make it; the less likely you are to do it. Losing weight is about burning more calories than you consume. It’s not rocket science and it should never be rocket science in your weight management journey.
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