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Postby think - thin » Sun Apr 12, 2009 12:22 pm

DH brought me a excerise ball, and was wondering if anyone knows abit about them, like what are the benifits, and what excerises to do on them
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Re: excerise ball

Postby jessica86 » Thu Apr 16, 2009 6:18 pm

one of my fave exercises to do on an exercise ball is u lie on the ball with your shoulders & neck touching the ball and your body at a horizontal angle with your knees bent at a 90 degree angle, have a pelvic tilt as well. you then use free weights, one in each hand starting with your hands at level just above your chest and raising your arms at the same time to touch the weights together above your chest. Keep your elbows bent, dont lock out at the top. Its a great leg, arm & core workout. I do 3 sets of 15, and adjust the free weights as I get stronger.

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Re: excerise ball

Postby EvilWombatQueen » Fri Apr 17, 2009 9:59 am

Here are some online stability ball workout videos from SparkPeople.

Stability balls are great for working core muscles. They can reduce the impact to your body in other exercises, for instance providing a soft surface for your back during crunches. However I've found one problem with stability balls. I get motion sickness and lying on one to do crunches actually makes me feel nauseous!

I hope you enjoy your new stability ball and get lots of use out of it. :)

cheers,
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Re: excerise ball

Postby think - thin » Sun Apr 19, 2009 10:29 am

Oh wow, thanks for that link. Going to blow the ball up today, and get started
JESSIKA

Start Weight (2.1.09) 89.6kg
29.3.09 - 84.4kg
18.4.09 - 87.3kg :(
Total Loss : 5.2kg
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Posts: 92
Joined: Sat Dec 27, 2008 12:19 pm
Location: Nsw


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