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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.
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
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Burnett uses golf balls, lacrosse balls and tennis balls for self-massage, and a Pilates ball
to add extra challenge to core work.
In contrast to their study, we also added exercise ball or Pilates ball
exercises to the Pilates exercise program.
Resistance bands and 26 cm Pilates balls
were used as supportive equipment.
If the global population reaches 9 billion by 2050, expect a daily fossil fuel ration of a latte cup of gasoline, three Pilates balls
of natural gas, or a lump of coal the size of a turnip.