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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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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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Adaptive Fitness With A Gravity Ball™

Sep 14, 2018 6:32:09 PM / by Gravity Ball™ posted in Abilities Expo 2018, adaptive, adaptive exercise, Adaptive Fitness, adaptive fitness classes, fitness, Flexibility, full body strength, Hip Tightness, injury prevention, mobility, range of motion exercises, strength, wheelchair

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Adaptive Fitness with a Gravity Ball™

If you’re a wheelchair user, practicing resistance exercise is an important part of maintaining good overall health. It not only builds healthy muscle mass but also can help to reduce pain, improve mobility and reduce stiffness, prevent muscular imbalances, reduce the chances of injury, increase strength levels and boost your energy and mood.

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Prevent Rotator Cuff Injuries With This Gravity Ball™ Exercise

Aug 21, 2018 9:00:00 AM / by Gravity Ball™ posted in external rotation, Flexibility, Gravity Ball, gravity ball method, Impingement syndrome, injury prevention, internal rotation, mobility, overuse injuries, Physical Therapy & Rehab, Resistance Exercise, Rotator Cuff, shoulders, stretching

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How to protect your shoulder joint

The shoulder joint is the most mobile joint in the body. It’s also highly relied upon throughout the day for lifting objects such as boxes and also for directing all of our hand movements. This ball and socket joint is also easily injured due to its wide range of motion.

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2 Ways To Improve Your Symmetry

Jul 27, 2018 3:58:32 PM / by Gravity Ball™ posted in arms, back, balance, core, exercise, fitness, Gravity Ball, gravity ball method, gravityball, Hips, imbalances, injury prevention, Lower back, mobility, Pilates, resistance, shoulders, Squats, symmetry, The Gravity Ball Method, thighs, Training, upper back, yoga

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Aiming to achieve symmetry between both halves of our body is essential for keeping our body balanced and injury-free. It's good to practice symmetrical movements both during exercise and as we move throughout the day.

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Cross Training With A Gravity Ball™: Resistance Exercise + Running

Oct 2, 2017 7:00:00 AM / by Gravity Ball™ posted in arthritis, core, cross training, fitness, fitness goals, Flexibility, Gravity Ball, gravity ball method, Gravity Ball Workout, hamstrings, injury prevention, mobility, Office Workout, Pilates, Posture, Proper Form, Resistance Exercise, Runner, runner's world, running, Sports, strength, stretching, yoga

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Cross Training Defined

Cross training as defined by Runner’s World, is “a combination of exercises from other disciplines, different than the sport the athlete normally practices.”  In the case of runners, cross training could include swimming, cycling and other types of fitness done to supplement their running.

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