Stability Ball : 5 Invigorating Exercises

HOW TO Use the Stability Ball : 5 Exercises 


Featured Product: Stability Ball
Brand: Varies
Purpose: Tone muscles while strengthening core and overall balance
Compatible Exercises/Uses: Pilates, Yoga, Strength Training, Core Training, Birthing Balls, Office Chair
Rolling Sands Harmony Retail Sale Price: Varies (please check our collection of Stability Balls)


In 6 1/2 minutes you’ll learn how to do five different Pilates exercises that will get the blood pumping. Besides a thick Pilates mat, you’ll also need a Stability Ball.

Stability Balls have lots of names: Exercise Ball, Yoga Ball, Pilates Ball, Swiss Ball, and many more. So don’t let the names confuse you. This type of ball is larger, inflatable, made of soft vinyl, and comes in sizes ranging from 45cm to 85cm. The size you choose is based upon your height, and you can find sizing information on our product pages. RollingSands Harmony also sells stability balls that are standard or burst-resistant, and made of PVC or phthalate-free, eco-friendly vinyl. Check out our Yoga Ball page for our selection. These balls are very versatile and can be used in Pilates, Yoga, Core Fitness, and even for Prenatal & Labor.


Pilates:
Pilates: Five Invigorating Exercises Using A Balance Ball

Stability Ball : Core Exercises

HOW TO Strengthen Your Core using the Stability Ball


Featured Product: Stability Ball
Brand: Varies
Purpose: Tone muscles while strengthening core and overall balance
Compatible Exercises/Uses: Pilates, Yoga, Strength Training, Core Training, Birthing Balls, Office Chair
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Using a Yoga Ball in yoga poses adds a stronger sense of body awareness in addition to challenging your core muscles. The following four minute video teaches us how to do an inverse plank, with twists, on a ball.

Stability Ball : Basic Exercises

HOW TO do Basic Exercises on the Stability Ball


Featured Product: Stability Ball
Brand: Varies
Purpose: Tone muscles while strengthening core and overall balance
Compatible Exercises/Uses: Pilates, Yoga, Strength Training, Core Training, Birthing Balls, Office Chair
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This 16-minute video provides a complete workout of your legs, abs, lower back, arms and chest using an Exercise Stability Ball. As you begin the floor exercise portion, you’ll want a cushioned exercise mat to soften the pressure points on your hips and spine. The video ends with a final stretching routine, as well.

Learn how to perform the following exercises with a stability ball :  squats, calf raises, plank, modified plank, pushups, leg lifts, crunches, bridge and more.

Stability Ball : Pilates Exercise

HOW TO use the Stability Ball for Pilates Exercise


Featured Product: Stability Ball
Brand: Varies
Purpose: Tone muscles while strengthening core and overall balance
Compatible Exercises/Uses: Pilates, Yoga, Strength Training, Core Training, Birthing Balls, Office Chair
Rolling Sands Harmony Retail Sale Price: Varies (please check our collection of Stability Balls)


Four easy-to-follow Pilates exercises in less than 5 1/2 minutes. These exercises will require the use of a Stability Ball (also called a Balance Ball and many other names) and a Pilates Mat or Exercise Mat.  When buying a mat for Pilates, you’ll want one that offers nice cushioning for your joints, so we recommend at least 1/4″ thickness.  You’ll also want a mat that offers a non-slip surface.  When choosing a Stability Ball, be sure to select the right size for your height.  We also sell both PVC and eco-friendly PVC-free vinyl for you to choose from.


Pilates:
Pilates For Intermediates: Balance Ball Workout – Part 1

Stability Ball : Crunches

HOW TO do Crunches on the Stability Ball


Featured Product: Stability Ball
Brand: Varies
Purpose: Tone muscles while strengthening core and overall balance
Compatible Exercises/Uses: Pilates, Yoga, Strength Training, Core Training, Birthing Balls, Office Chair
Rolling Sands Harmony Retail Sale Price: Varies (please check our collection of Stability Balls)


Work your inner thighs while doing abdominal crunches? Watch this video to learn how adding a Stability Ball to your core workout can incorporate other muscles – giving you a more complete workout in the same amount of time.

Stability Ball : Breast-Stroke

HOW TO do a Breast-stroke on a Stability Ball


Featured Product: Stability Ball
Brand: Varies
Purpose: Tone muscles while strengthening core and overall balance
Compatible Exercises/Uses: Pilates, Yoga, Strength Training, Core Training, Birthing Balls, Office Chair
Rolling Sands Harmony Retail Sale Price: Varies (please check our collection of Stability Balls)


Use a stability ball when performing this common swim stroke exercise. It’s a great way to work your abs, back, arms and shoulders.

Check out our selection of Yoga Balls. Be sure to select the right size for your height. You can also choose from standard stability balls or burst-resistant stability balls. We also carry an eco-friendly, phthalate-free vinyl yoga ball. These balls have many names – Stability Ball, Yoga Ball, Exercise Ball, and Pilates Ball to name just a few. But these all refer to these large, inflatable vinyl workout balls.

Stability Ball : Abs

HOW TO do Workouts for your Abs on the Stability Ball


Featured Product: Stability Ball
Brand: Varies
Purpose: Tone muscles while strengthening core and overall balance
Compatible Exercises/Uses: Pilates, Yoga, Strength Training, Core Training, Birthing Balls, Office Chair
Rolling Sands Harmony Retail Sale Price: Varies (please check our collection of Stability Balls)


In 2 1/2 minutes you’ll learn some nice core workouts on the stability ball. You’ll see how to do plank poses, push-ups, and tucks on the ball. Stability Balls will help you intensify your workouts because you’ll need to engage more muscles to stay balanced.  Plus, a Stability Ball adds some variety to your weekly routines.