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How To Improve Your Posture With A Gravity Ball

Nov 21, 2018 8:35:00 PM / by Gravity Ball™ posted in back pain, Gravity Ball, Physical Therapy & Rehab, Resistance Exercise, spinal health, spinal mobility, spine

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Having bad posture or poor spinal alignment not only can make you appear less confident, but can cause real and lasting health effects.

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Resistance Exercise And Mental Health

Nov 14, 2018 7:20:21 PM / by Gravity Ball™ posted in anxiety, depression, empathy, health, mental health, mental health awareness, motivation, Resistance Exercise, self care, wellness

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Did you know that close to 1 in 5 Americans experience a mental illness? It’s true, 43.8 million adults experience mental illness in a given year. A sad fact is that many individuals, especially minorities aren’t receiving adequate services or treatment for their mental illness.

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How To Use A Gravity Ball™ To Build Core Strength

Nov 7, 2018 4:24:39 PM / by Gravity Ball™ posted in Chronic Pain Prevention, Core Strength, Core Training, Exercises for Lower Back Pain, Gravity Ball, gravity ball method, Gravity Ball Workout, Resistance Exercise, Sports

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Why a strong core is so important

A strong core is one of the most important components of having a strong body. The core consists of muscles that wrap around and stabilize our spine, lower back and pelvis. Watch this simple explanation of core anatomy for a demonstration of the muscles involved.

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Abilities Expo & 3 Ways the Gravity Ball Benefits Adaptive Fitness

Nov 1, 2018 12:54:42 PM / by Gravity Ball™ posted in Abilities Expo 2018, Adaptive Fitness, Gravity Ball, gravity ball method, grip-free, New Equipment, Resistance Exercise, Wheelchair Workout

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Last weekend, the Gravity Ball team had the honor of exhibiting at the Abilities Expo in San Mateo, CA. If you haven’t heard of the Abilities Expo, it’s an event that brings together products and services designed to serve the disability community including parents, caregivers and healthcare professionals.

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Why Cardio Isn't Cutting It

Oct 25, 2018 12:03:42 PM / by Gravity Ball™ posted in American Heart Association, Cancer prevention, diabetes prevention, Diabetesawareness, exercise is medicine, health benefits, heart health, injury prevention, Resistance Exercise

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Why Resistance Exercise Has Been Undervalued

The Gravity Ball team has interacted with many individuals over the years, and from these experiences we are convinced that resistance exercise has been and continues to be underappreciated and unknown by a majority of people who could benefit from it the most.  

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How To Do Grip-Free Resistance Exercise

Oct 17, 2018 4:53:45 PM / by Gravity Ball™ posted in artritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, fitness, Gravity Ball, grip-free, Grip-Free Resistance Exercise, grip strength, New, Physical Therapy & Rehab, Resistance Exercise, The Gravity Ball Method

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To compliment our Q & A article about grip-free exercise we’d like to provide some tips on how to do grip-free resistance exercise so as to gain the most benefits.

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The Up And Out Principle: The Gravity Ball Method™

Oct 10, 2018 2:20:46 PM / by Gravity Ball™ posted in Gravity Ball, gravity ball method, Grip-Free Resistance Exercise, lunges, New, planks, The Gravity Ball Method, Throw and Catch, Training, Up and Out, Workout

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What is the Up and Out principle

An important principle of The Gravity Ball Method™ that we like to demonstrate to new Gravity Ball users is the Up and Out principle.

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National Physical Therapy Month

Oct 3, 2018 2:46:35 PM / by Gravity Ball™ posted in APTA, ChoosePT, chronic pain, Physical Therapy, Physical Therapy & Rehab, prevention

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October is National Physical Therapy Month. The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is raising awareness about the use of physical therapy as a treatment for chronic pain instead of using opioids through their #ChoosePT campaign.

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3 Health Benefits of Resistance Exercise

Sep 26, 2018 4:31:05 PM / by Gravity Ball™ posted in anxiety, chronic pain, depression, Gravity Ball, gravity ball method, health, health benefits, injury prevention, Lower Back Pain, mental health awareness, Resistance Exercise

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New research comes out fairly regularly showing the unique benefits resistance exercise provides for our health. It’s time for resistance exercise to shine and for all people to begin benefiting from this unique style of exercise. Now let’s go into some ways in which resistance exercise can benefit our health.

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Time Under Tension: The Gravity Ball Method

Sep 19, 2018 4:22:53 PM / by Gravity Ball™ posted in Core Strength, Gravity Ball, Grip-Free Resistance Exercise, hands-free, lower body, New, New Product, Resistance Exercise, The Gravity Ball Method, TimeUnderTension, upper body

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What is Time Under Tension?

An important principle of The Gravity Ball Method™ that we like to demonstrate for new Gravity Ball™ users is the concept of Time Under Tension.

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