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Exercise Balls Anyone?

  1. 1. Want to Get in Shape While Sitting Down ? Read On ! Browse for exercise balls at the http://exerciseballscenter.com
  2. 2. Browse for exercise balls at the • I have worked in Manhattan for a while, and recently, I started to notice this strange phenomenon where some executives started sitting on a gym ball, instead of using their regular chairs. You have to admit its a bit beyond hilarious but after checking it out on the web, it turns out its a good thing for you. • Whether you spend your desk time at the office, or studying at home for that next exam, office ball chairs can help you in many ways. Here are some of the benefits of using an exercise ball as your chair.
  3. 3. Browse for exercise balls at the • 1. Forces proper spine alignment. Because an exercise ball is not stable, your body needs to try to balance itself on it. The perfect spinal posture is coincidentally the easiest to balance with. Thus, your body will automatically try to align itself into the proper posture. This helps improve your spinal health, and decrease back pains. • 2. Causes you to frequently change positions. This is because you are always trying to balance yourself. Doing simple things such as turning to face the phone, will result in your body assuming anew position. The more you shift, the less damage your body incurs due to prolonged sitting in same pose.
  4. 4. Browse for exercise balls at the • 3. Quick workout is always there. A great thing about using this alternative to a chair, is that you can do stretches or mini-workouts whenever you want, without getting up. Anytime you get bored, just do a quickie exercise. Since its convenient, you will find yourself doing it more frequently, which will work wonders for your health. • 4. Your sense of balance will be improved. This is expected. Sitting on an unstable surface all day will improve your sense of balance, as well as the reactions of your muscles. The result? An overall better balance, that can be observed out of the office.
  5. 5. Browse for exercise balls at the • 5. Improve those abs! As you balance yourself while you are sitting on the ball, your abdominal muscles are the ones working the hardest to maintain your balance. In effect, you are getting a continuous abdominal workout as you sit. This may not sound like a lot, but consider the amount of time you spend on your computer at the office, or at home. Those hours can build up, and result in a strengthening of ab muscles. • 6. Improves your circulation. Using an exercise ball will keep the blood flowing to all parts of your body, throughout the day. A desk chair on the other hand, reduces circulation to some parts of the body after prolonged use.
  6. 6. Browse for exercise balls at the • 7. You start feeling that energy boost. It has been proven that staying in one position, will make you more tired, while moving around and being active with give you more energy. With an exercise ball as a chair, you will feel much more energized after you finish your work. • 8. Burn calories as you sit! The more you move, the more calories you burn. Burning 350 calories per day allows you to lose one pound of fat every two weeks. You may not burn quite 350, but nonetheless, it will help you stay fit.
  7. 7. Browse for exercise balls at the • 9. Really cheap. These exercise balls, or balance ball chairs will cost you from $10 for the ball to $80 for the ball and the chair that holds it. This is a bargain if you compare it to those Herman Miller ergonomic chairs that can cost you thousands of dollars! • 10. Its really a lot of fun! Everyone is a kid at heart when you think about it, so look at it as feeding your inner child as you bounce around all day. Work is generally boring, so anything that will relieve it while keeping you in shape, is definitely welcome.