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Use Stability Ball Instead Of Easy Chair!

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The stability ball will strengthen your core, and you can do strength training while sitting on it. And because rubber is hot and sweaty to sit on, you will be motivated to get up and move more and not just sit around for hours doing just one thing! So lose your comfort chair and get moving!!

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You can do balance moves on it, and sit ups, just about anything! Its a no excuses workout! No impact for persons with joint problems! It will train you to sit up properly and your back will love you for it!! Just Do It!!
- Submitted by JHADZHIA 5/20/2010 in Exercise | 28 Comments
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LEANMEAN2 7/28/2012 8:05:00 AM

    Thanks for sharing.
SABLENESS 6/26/2013 11:28:00 AM

    Love it. I keep one at work. Suggestion: if you are short, you may need a bigger for work than what you'd normally use for workouts, or you may be sitting too low.
SHANNONY84 6/19/2013 10:19:00 AM

    Great tip thank you!
BANNERMAN 6/19/2013 1:18:00 AM

    Thanks for sharing.
LMSWIFT 6/18/2013 9:09:00 PM

    Thanks - Now I just need to be brave enough to bring a stability emoticon ball to work with me!
CECELW 6/18/2013 6:33:00 PM

    I sit on the ball very often. I do hip rolls and sit ups and bounce...I limit it to 2 hrs. Any longer and it causes back problems .
DELLMEL 6/18/2013 12:51:00 PM

    Great like this
CHERYLSBUTT 6/18/2013 12:24:00 PM

    I LOVE MEMBER HINTS...THEY EITHER MAKE ME LAUGH OR GIVE ME SOMETHING TO TRY!!!
RUTHEY01 6/18/2013 10:34:00 AM

    I know several quilters who use them. Especially at quilting retreats where we sit for hours at our sewing machines.
KAB7801 6/18/2013 9:56:00 AM

    Just bought one!
LCOLANGELO0803 6/18/2013 9:14:00 AM

    Also is known to be good for people with back problems.
LCRUMLEY81 6/18/2013 8:24:00 AM

    must try
ILOVEJIM851991 7/28/2012 7:24:00 AM

    sounds like fun
HYATTI1 7/28/2012 12:12:00 AM

    Good idea I like that ..thanks for the tip.
LIMIG2 7/27/2012 11:11:00 PM

    Great idea!
LYNETTEMOM 7/27/2012 6:25:00 PM

    I use mine at the computer
LSIG14 7/27/2012 5:06:00 PM

    Great Idea!
THEGREATIE 7/27/2012 4:41:00 PM

    SCIFIMOM, they have different sized balls in accordance to height/weight. I love mine!
CHERYLSBUTT 7/27/2012 4:32:00 PM

    Nice idea to show how simple exercise can be!
DEARTOMYHEART 7/27/2012 2:55:00 PM

    Love it! emoticon
INGMARIE 7/27/2012 12:12:00 PM

    Love it. emoticon
2PUMPKIN 7/27/2012 11:38:00 AM

    Since hip replacement I have had some difficulty with the large sheet of muscle in the upper front of leg (can't remember its name) and these stretches with the ball are a great help. Love those stretches!
LYNCHD05 7/27/2012 10:44:00 AM

    I love using a stability ball but have not yet used it as my office chair. I should think of doing this as I spend a lot of time doing my Sparks!
SCIFIMOM 7/27/2012 9:40:00 AM

    There must be something to it. I've noticed that almost all of my (skinny) doctors have switched to stability balls instead of rolling office chairs recently! Do they come in different sizes? I'm 5'2" and my husband is 6'.
PYNETREE 7/27/2012 8:12:00 AM

    I might try this - after I lose a lot - I don't think Stability Balls are weight tested for someone my weight. emoticon
LINDAINALABAMA 1/13/2011 11:58:00 PM

    I HAVE ONE THAT THE G'KIDS LOVE TO SIT ON WHILE THEY DO ARTS AND CRAFTS. I LIKE IT TOO. YOU ARE HARDLY EVER STILL ON IT.
TABBYARTS 5/20/2010 11:24:00 PM

    I was wondering about this. I saw a TV news item regarding kids in school sitting on stability balls while studying. I wondered if it would be just as effective for adults. THANKS! TEE
COLOURFULME 5/20/2010 11:07:00 PM

    Do that at work. It is great and you also strech you back with ny rolling under your desk with it. Awesome!

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