love using my workout ball at home! I sued to have this awesome guide book with over 100 exercise ball workouts and over the years have misplaced it, would surely come in handy now! hehe
I tried using an exercise ball at work, but didn’t like it because it was too low and wouldn’t swivel, restricting my access to the phone. I bought a ball-bearing lazy susan base at the hardware store and mounted it between two one-foot square pieces of 3/4″ plywood. Eureka! Solved both problems and I love it. Made one for my desk at home also.
It does seem important to have them well inflated.
One can easily sit on the exercise ball while working at a desk or computer workstation and use it as an alternative to a traditional . Others prefer to sit on it while watching television. Whatever the use, sitting on an exercise ball at some point of the day is helpful to that support the spine.
Sitting on an exercise ball at work may help build core strength and improve postural awareness. A 2008 study conducted by the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at State University of New York at Buffalo found that workers who sat on an exercise ball burned four more calories per hour than their colleagues who worked in a chair. If you are swapping out an office chair and replacing it with an exercise ball, be sure that you benefit from it by learning the proper seating form and best way to use the ball.
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