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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Lie face down on the floor, a step or body ball with your legs extended and arms above your head (thumbs up, palms inward).
Voight shows her top-notch form, demonstrating optimal placement of a body ball during abdominal work.
Hold the body ball against the upper chest on the lifting side.
Hold the body ball behind the knee and push ball away from the back of the leg, keeping the leg stationary.
CARRY-ON BAGGAGE While seated, Riewe uses softball-sized body balls with rubbery spikes to self-massage.
50 p&p) boasts three big bonnet shields, two windscreen visors, two small England No1 supporters' body balls and two wing-mirror flags.
50 p&p) comprises one big bonnet shield, two windscreen visors, two big body balls and two wing-mirror flags.
For folks who aren't quite sure what to do with their equipment, ``The Great Stretch Tubing Handbook'' and its counterparts for body balls, medicine balls, dumbbells and home gyms offer exercises with descriptions and photographs ($8.
Founded in 1975 and headquartered in Altus, Oklahoma, Altus Athletic manufacturers and distributes fitness products, including weightlifting belts, gloves, weights, body balls, medicine balls, mats, Yoga and Pilates equipment, aquatic exercise products, and more.
Altus Athletic manufacturers and distributes high quality fitness products, including weightlifting belts, gloves, weights, body balls, mats, Yoga and Pilates equipment, workout clothes and accessories.
In addition, Keeler implements swimming, exercise bikes, resistant bands and body balls to improve flexibility, as well as cardiovascular and muscle strength.
Training with hand weights, wrist and ankle weights, rubberbands, dynabands, body balls and other body toning and body building devices should never be ruled out.