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How to get stronger and more symmetrical by using the removable soft straps

Feb 5, 2019 1:00:55 PM / by Gravity Ball™ posted in Removable Straps, strength, Resistance Exercise, Shoulder, Resistance bands

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For this week’s blog post we’re going to talk about some of the ways to use the removable soft straps that come with the Gravity Ball™.  

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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, Flexibility, Gravity Ball, Grip-Free Resistance Exercise, mobility, New Product, Pilates, strength, Workout, 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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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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Gravity Ball™ And Muay Thai

Aug 29, 2018 5:05:22 PM / by Gravity Ball™ posted in balance, boxing, coordination, Gravity Ball, gravity ball method, Grip-Free Resistance Exercise, HIIT, muay thai, power, Sports, stamina, strength, weights, Workout

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About Muay Thai

If you’re an athlete looking to challenge your Muay Thai or boxing, consider adding two Gravity Balls to your next session!

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Advanced Core Stabilization With A Gravity Ball™

Aug 16, 2018 2:40:02 PM / by Gravity Ball™ posted in Accessories, adjustable straps, core, Core Strength, fitness, gravity ball method, Grip-Free Resistance Exercise, outdoor fitness, rehabilitation, Removable Straps, Resistance Exercise, Sports, stabilization, strength

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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.

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Exercising With A Gravity Ball™ For Parkinson's Disease

Aug 2, 2018 10:26:41 AM / by Gravity Ball™ posted in aerobic, Alan alda, balance, chest flies, Flexibility, functional, Gravity Ball, gravity ball method, limb rigidity, mobility, movement, neurodegenerative, neurological, parkinson's disease, Parkinson's disease Awareness, Physical Therapy & Rehab, stiffness, strength, strength training, wood choppers

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With Alan Alda's recent announcement about his diagnosis with Parkinson's disease and the increased awareness it's brought to the disease, we'd like to share some Gravity Ball exercises that can help ease the symptoms for those with Parkinson's.

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Using The Gravity Ball in the Warrior II Pose

Aug 1, 2018 12:12:39 PM / by Gravity Ball™ posted in arms, back, balance, body, breath, core, feet, fitness, health, Hips, legs, low back pain, mind, Posture, strength, symmetry, warrior II, yoga, yoga poses, yoga practice

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Warrior II (Virabhadrasana II (veer-uh-buh-DRAHS-uh-nuh) is a yoga pose that opens the hips while strengthening the legs, ankles and feet along with the arms and upper body. Warrior II is also great for strengthening the back and spine.

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Handstands: Why They're Great & How To Take Them To The Next Level

Jul 24, 2018 10:35:13 AM / by Gravity Ball™ posted in back, balance, blood flow, breathing, core, endurance, exercise, Gravity Ball, gravity ball method, handstands, Lower back, Lower Back Pain, mood, Pilates, rehabilitation, Resistance Exercise, shoulders, strength, Training, yoga

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Why Handstands

Handstands, they're not just for yogis anymore. Handstands are an incredibly effective way to strengthen your entire body, improve your balance and enhance your overall well being.

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A New Way To Exercise for Those With Parkinson’s Disease

May 1, 2018 4:36:29 PM / by Gravity Ball™ posted in balance, coordination, core, parkinson's disease, Parkinson's disease Awareness, Physical Therapy & Rehab, strength

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Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder that can cause tremors in the hands, limb rigidity, motor issues and cognitive challenges, all of which can make exercising very challenging. With the Gravity Ball’s unique system, it makes using weights possible for people with Parkinson’s disease. The Gravity Ball’s adjustable, high strength Velcro straps secure to your hands or feet during exercise allowing you to use weight without having to grip on the weight.

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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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