Do you feel the need to trim up a bit because of the extra counts of calories accumulated from the food and drinks served up during the past holidays? But the problem is you’re too lazy to rise up early in the cold mornings to go outside and exercise? Are you not the kind that can go around the park for a brisk walk or 30-minute jog? Or is your daily schedule too tight up to … [Read more...] about Advantages of Home Fitness Equipment
Going to the gym and participating in a regular exercise activity is a great way to stay fit and healthy. However, in some situations, a regular commute to the gym is not convenient. And since staying fit and healthy has always been your desire, you may already have considered building a gym at home. But before shopping for home fitness equipment, ask your self, "Are you ready … [Read more...] about Before Buying Home Fitness Equipment
The gym ball has also been called a number of different names; exercise ball, swiss ball, fitness ball, fit ball, stability ball, birth ball, pregnancy ball, balance ball, body ball, gymnastic ball, physio ball, Pilates ball, Pezzi ball, sports ball, yoga ball, therapy ball; but they are all the same thing, so don't get confused! First developed in Switzerland to aid in the … [Read more...] about What is a Gym Ball?
The answer to that is a loud resounding NO! The whole point of the gym ball is that it uses a lot more muscles than when you work on the floor. Balancing on the ball works means that you are particularly using your core muscles, so over time those muscles strengthen. It also helps your balance overall, and you become more adept at fitness training. If you know about … [Read more...] about Is the Gym Ball just for girls?
As with all exercising, do check with your doctor before beginning. The focus of exercises using an exercise ball is the core body muscles, which are the back muscles and abdominal muscles. The key benefit of using a Gym ball to exercise is that your body automatically balances to stabilise the ball, thus you are using a lot more muscles than when exercising directly on a … [Read more...] about How will the Gym Ball help me?