Fitness Minutes: (85,402)
9/19/13 7:29 A
Another one for yoga. My balance was pretty poor. I just took up yoga for the last month as a recovery day between my 4 day split ST. I've only been doing it once a week and am already seeing huge improvements! It really strengthens all your stabilizing muscles.
Edited by: JENNILACEY at: 9/19/2013 (07:30)
9/19/13 5:24 A
Work on your core. Also, you might want to check with your doctor that you don't have vertigo issues.
9/19/13 2:52 A
Thanks for the great advise!
Fitness Minutes: (274,933)
9/16/13 3:58 P
I agree with others who've replied that taking yoga will help improve your balance. Tree pose is one example of a pose you could do that would help your balance.
Also, if you are using a paddle board, you might try a wobble board. BOSUs are great, but they are pricey at $125. Surfers and skateboarders use wobble boards. you can find a plastic wobble board at TJ Maxx or Target for around $25.
Fitness Minutes: (105,464)
9/16/13 3:21 P
strength training using the swiss ball and / or BOSU
I have found that exercises with both of those items have helped me to improve my balance, stability, and overall strength.
I'd have to agree with yoga improving balance quite a bit. I'm living proof of that. My balance was pretty bad because of various leg and back issues and now my balance and energy have increased quite a bit!
Edited by: MYAKAYAH at: 9/15/2013 (22:39)
Fitness Minutes: (166,956)
9/15/13 9:49 P
9/15/13 9:41 P
Does anyone have ideas for exercises that improve balance? I'd like to be better on the standing paddle board and at getting around on a sailboat and I've never been able to bike with no hands.
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