The Benefits Of Swapping Exercise Balls For Desk Chairs

Should You Swap Your Chair For An Exercise Ball? | Prevention

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  • If you’ve tried other methods to increase core strength, you’ll definitely appreciate a balance ball chair or exercise ball desk chair because you’ll be working out while you’re sitting and bettering your posture at the same time! Again, consult your doctor if you have any back pains before you purchase an with arms and frame. There are even exercise chairs for the office. Making the change or introducing an exercise ball office chair into your working environment should be done slowly. Maybe start with an hour first and increase your time in the chair gradually.

    Arguments against using exercise balls as desk chairs include the risk of falling off the ball; excessive strain from continued muscular exertion; the fact that one can slump just as easily on an exercise ball as in a chair; the lack of support for those with back injuries; and the potential risk of a sudden deflation.

  • One of the biggest arguments against using exercise balls as desk chairs is that balls lack the adjustability and support that a proper ergonomic--by its very definition, “stable”--chair provides. Features that an ergonomic chair may have that a ball cannot provide include adjustable seat depth and angle, lumbar support and armrests.

    One of the biggest arguments against using exercise balls as desk chairs is that balls lack the adjustability and support that a proper ergonomic--by its very definition, “stable”--chair provides. Features that an ergonomic chair may have that a ball cannot provide include adjustable seat depth and angle, lumbar support and armrests.

  • So this other piece of exercise equipment for the office – the exercise ball desk chair – not only is it ergonomic it also has as an added bonus that you can remove the stability ball from the chair base and exercise with it!

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So this other piece of exercise equipment for the office – the exercise ball desk chair – not only is it ergonomic it also has as an added bonus that you can remove the stability ball from the chair base and exercise with it!