Swiss ball

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An air-filled ball constructed of elastic PVC which measure 35 to 85 cm (14 to 34 inches) which is used in physical therapy, athletic training, exercise and as an assistive device for weight training.

Swiss ball

An inflatable vinyl or rubber ball, used in exercise training, rehabilitation, and sports to treat low back pain or to strengthen the muscles of the abdomen and chest. Synonym: balance ball; fitness ball; stability ball
See also: ball
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instructor Neil Jennings measures the fat percentage of Beth Edwards and (inset) Marie Mills has a go on the exercise ball while Marie Ameghino, Gill Jennings and Beth look on.
Exercise balls are great because just sitting on them instead of the couch is supposed to strengthen the muscles in your lower back and abdomen.
The exercise ball can be used for a variety of exercises including weight training, abdominal training, yoga or pilates.
At one point we are shown a move where you have to jump with both feet onto the side of an exercise ball which has been cut in half.
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I have joined a gym and paid for a personal trainer but it's a bit daunting turning up at the gym, a woman of my age and build - I'm not a pretty sight on my exercise ball armed with dumbells
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The workouts use a minimal amount of equipment--dumbbells, ankle weights, exercise ball, bench--and most can be modified to work with what you have at home.
com), a home fitness product that improves upon the bulky and dangerous exercise ball.
To challenge the obliques, make the exercise ball less stable by moving your feet closer together.
It also doubles up as an exercise ball - a great way of fitting a quick work-out into your lunch-break.