Swiss ball

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Related to Exercise balls: Swiss ball, Stability ball, Gym ball, Fitness ball
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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Stabilising tools, from exercise balls to Bosu balls, which look like half-balls, have been used in rehabilitation for decades, said Dr Audrey Lynn Millar, a physical therapist with ACSM.
Using exercise balls in place of desk chairs, for instance, has been shown to help increase the attention span of students by keeping children's bodies engaged.
Some workers have opted for lower-profile -- and lower-cost -- ways to stay fit at work, such as sitting on giant exercise balls instead of chairs.
Meanwhile, 15 per cent of Brits admitted they had wasted money on exercise balls and foot spas which go unused.
So she began combing through research that found that exercise balls could increase productivity and focus in the classroom.
Get your exercise routines rolling at home or in the gym by using an exercise ball.
The exercise ball can be used for a variety of exercises including weight training, abdominal training, yoga or pilates.
Lie face down on an inflated exercise ball with both hands on the floor.
The new release is entitled Keith Lemon's Fit and includes thrusting, lunging and rolling on exercise balls.
Products include appropriately sized habitats and hideouts, food dishes, water bottles, hammocks, exercise balls, spinning wheels, hay spinners, carrot toys, chew tubes, wood chews, variety pack chews and salt spools as well as nesting fluff, bedding and litter.
TO OUR GOOD HEALTH: Tees Active Sports Academy members Andrew Winspear and Irmina Reithmair, right, try the treadmills at the Activ8 gym while Irmina, far right, works on the exercise balls
Gary and his co-trainer Derek Wilson will constantly spur the group members on as they lift kettlebell weights and exercise balls.