If you’re new to resistance exercise, here are three simple exercises that are easy to start doing today. The new year is a great time to start building new habits – if done right, as outlined in The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg, the right keystone habits can set the stage for other healthy changes to fall into place.
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.
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.
More about lower back pain
The Importance of Core Stabilization
The Gravity Ball™ team had the chance to spend the morning with friend and urologist, Dr. Dawud Lankford. Following an outdoor core workout session, Dr. Lankford and Dr. Mark Chavez, creator of the Gravity Ball™ discussed the importance of core training for cancer patients and patients in need of extensive core rehabilitation.
Lower back pain facts
The lower back or the lower portion of our spine is responsible for supporting the upper back and for allowing us to rotate and bend. One half of all working Americans suffer from back pain issues each year (1).