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How To Use The Gravity Ball™

Dec 5, 2018 6:28:18 PM / by Gravity Ball™ posted in Adaptive Fitness, core, fitness, Gravity Ball, Grip-Free Resistance Exercise, mobility, Pilates, strength, Workout, Flexibility, New Product, yoga

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We’re excited to share our new video that demonstrates how to use the Gravity Ball’s strap system and attachment anchors. This video is for anyone who has just received a Gravity Ball™ and are not quite sure how to use it or maybe you’ve had a Gravity Ball™ for a while but use just one of the straps. This may give you some inspiration for using the other types of straps.

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Updated U.S. Physical Activity Guidelines Allow for Small Steps

Nov 28, 2018 5:15:58 PM / by Gravity Ball™ posted in fitness, gravityball, healthy, movemoresitless, exercise, fitnessmotivation, beactive, daily resistance exercise, Resistance Exercise

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released their updated version of the guidelines for physical activity earlier this month. This is the first update since the earlier version of the guidelines published in 2008. The study reported many of the health benefits of regular exercise and released the activity recommendations for children and all adults.

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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, spinal health, spinal mobility, Resistance Exercise, 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 mental health awareness, motivation, self care, wellness, health, mental health, anxiety, depression, empathy, Resistance Exercise

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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 Training, Exercises for Lower Back Pain, Gravity Ball, gravity ball method, Gravity Ball Workout, Sports, Core Strength, Resistance Exercise

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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 Adaptive Fitness, Gravity Ball, gravity ball method, New Equipment, Wheelchair Workout, grip-free, Abilities Expo 2018, Resistance Exercise

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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 Cancer prevention, heart health, injury prevention, health benefits, American Heart Association, diabetes prevention, Diabetesawareness, exercise is medicine, 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 carpal tunnel syndrome, fitness, Gravity Ball, Grip-Free Resistance Exercise, grip strength, Physical Therapy & Rehab, The Gravity Ball Method, grip-free, artritis, New, Resistance Exercise

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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, The Gravity Ball Method, Throw and Catch, Training, Up and Out, Workout, New, planks

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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 ChoosePT, chronic pain, Physical Therapy, Physical Therapy & Rehab, prevention, APTA

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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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