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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"I honestly feel drumming on the exercise balls has made me feel better and stronger.
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Susan Collis, from the group, said they used the donation to buy gyro-balls, stretch bands, exercise balls and they are also looking to buy a walking machine.
Your leisure centre or fitness club will have classes that include exercise balls.
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