exercise ball


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exercise ball

n.
A usually large, inflated plastic or rubber ball used especially for strengthening muscles and improving posture and balance, typically by leaning against or sitting on the ball and assuming different positions or by maneuvering the ball without using the hands. Also called gym ball, stability ball, Swiss ball.
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Using an exercise ball will also help improve your core strength - the central muscles which affect the back and stomach and reduce shock when exercising.
Mum-of-two Ellie Stone, from Hagley, wins the quiz and Neil gives her an exercise ball.
LIE with your back on an exercise ball with your feet apart and move a weight plate from left to right, keeping your head and spine still.
We plan to start out slow, with an exercise ball and a couple of dumbbells.
I probably played better today than yesterday but just didn't hole that many putts," said Sullivan, who narrowly failed to earn his tour card from the Challenge Tour last season and then missed out on the qualifying school after breaking his elbow falling off an exercise ball.
After displaying phenomenal ball control with a football, squash ball and even a giant exercise ball, the Real Madrid all-stars took on the rugby ball.
After displaying phenomenal control with a football, squash ball and a giant exercise ball, the Madrid stars took on the rugby ball.
My DL Fit Ball functions as a massage and exercise ball.
Hamsters being nocturnal, Anne waited until night before placing Barry inside the hamster exercise ball - a 7-inch red plastic sphere - and letting him loose inside his new training area.
BENEFITS: Using an exercise ball is one of the best ways to strengthen the abdominal and back muscles and increase stability and balance.
EXERCISE BALL Get your exercise routines rolling at home or in the gym by using an exercise ball.
He would walk on the treadmill for 10 to 15 minutes, and then we'd use the exercise ball to do different core exercises, crunches, lower-back exercises.