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5 Pieces Of Equipment A Gravity Ball™ Can Replicate

5 Pieces Of Equipment A Gravity Ball™ Can Replicate

An Amazon search for “exercise equipment” brings up over 60,000 search results! That’s a lot to choose from. At Gravity Ball Health Systems, we’re all about making good use of what we have. With this in mind, we made sure the Gravity Ball™ was able to transition from one exercise to the next easily while offering versatile features that can adapt as our needs change over time.

How To Use The Gravity Ball™

How To Use The Gravity Ball™

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 may have just received their Gravity Ball™ and are not quite sure how to use it or maybe you’ve had your Gravity Ball™ for a while but stick to using just one of the straps. This may give you some inspiration for using the other types of straps.

How to: Use A Gravity Ball To Build Core Strength

How to: Use A Gravity Ball To Build Core Strength

A strong core is one of the most important components of having a strong body. The core consists of muscles that wrap around and stabilize our spine, lower back and pelvis. Check out two types of Gravity Ball exercises that increase core strength.

Up & Out Principle: The Gravity Ball Method

Up & Out Principle: The Gravity Ball Method

An important principle of The Gravity Ball Method™ that we like to demonstrate to new Gravity Ball users is the Up and Out principle. Essentially, the principle states that you can change the intensity of an exercise by simply adjusting the position of the Gravity Ball in space.

Time Under Tension: The Gravity Ball Method

Time Under Tension: The Gravity Ball Method

A key principle of The Gravity Ball Method that we like to demonstrate for new Gravity Ball users is the concept of Time Under Tension. The principle is essentially that whenever you are using the Gravity Ball to exercise for a period of time (For instance, 30, 20, 15 or even 10 minutes), we suggest that you not put the Gravity Ball on the ground (even to rest) until your time is up.

Which Gravity Ball Should I Use?

Which Gravity Ball Should I Use?

We’d like to answer a question that we often get asked, which weight of Gravity Ball should I use? See our suggestions for how to use each weight.

Advanced Core Stabilization Using The Gravity Ball

Advanced Core Stabilization Using The Gravity Ball

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 discussed the importance of core training.

How To Use Resistance Bands With A Gravity Ball

How To Use Resistance Bands With A Gravity Ball

Compact, portable and versatile. Resistance bands can be used to achieve a full body workout, as shown in this article by Greatist with 33 resistance band exercises you can do anywhere. Resistance bands are also popular in physical therapy because of their compactness and variety of tensions. Some resistance bands are essentially giant rubber bands while others come with handles or hooks.

How To: Expand Your Exercise Regime Using The Removable Straps

Welcome to part three of this three part series where we'll show you how to use each type of strap on a Gravity Ball. Today, lets go through how to use the removable straps to increase the challenge and variety of your workouts. 

 

How To: Improve Symmetry Using The Loop Straps

Welcome to part two of this three part series where we'll show you how to use each type of strap on a Gravity Ball. Today, lets go through how to use the loop straps which allow you to strengthen and enhance symmetry of your major joints.

How To: Do Grip-Free Exercise Using The Adjustable Straps

Going grip-free is simple! In this three part series we'll show you how to use each type of strap on a Gravity Ball. First, lets go through the adjustable straps which allow you to do resistance exercise that doesn't require you to grip the ball.

Cross Training With The Gravity Ball: Resistance Exercise + Running

Cross Training With The Gravity Ball: Resistance Exercise + Running

If you're a runner, do you currently cross train? Cross training as defined by Runner’s World, as a combination of exercises from other disciplines, different than the sport the athlete normally practices.  In the case of runners, cross training can include swimming, cycling and doing other types of fitness when they are not running.

Using the Lines Principle For Improved Posture, Form & Alignment

Using the Lines Principle For Improved Posture, Form & Alignment

For this blog post we’d like to share a quick tip we like to use while using our Gravity Ball, the Lines Principle! The Lines Principle is the practice of aiming to form straight lines in our movements in order to improve our form, posture and skeletal alignment. See three ways we recommend practicing the Lines Principle!

Timed Exercise is the New Rep And Set

Timed Exercise is the New Rep And Set

What if instead of counting reps and sets during exercise, we focus on the total amount time spent exercising? We propose, by doing this you will allow increased flexibility and creativity into your workouts while still making the most of the time you spend exercising. Read on for some tips on how best to do this.