Resistance exercise is any form of exercise that applies a load or a force to your muscles and skeletal system that causes the muscles to contract in order to counter the load. Over time, your muscles and bones adapt to the load by growing stronger.Read More
2018 has been a big year for Gravity Ball™. We’ve had some amazing opportunities to share the Gravity Ball™ vision with so many of you this year. From exhibiting at expos, through speaking at events, and from our online outlets, we’ve had the opportunity to get the Gravity Ball™ into the hands of those of you who can truly benefit from it the most. Check out some of our 2018 highlights!Read More
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.Read More
New research comes out fairly regularly showing the unique benefits resistance exercise provides for our health. It’s time for resistance exercise to begin to shine and for people other than bodybuilders to begin benefiting from this unique style of exercise. Now let’s go into some ways in which resistance exercise can benefit our health.Read More
If you’re an athlete looking to challenge your Muay Thai or boxing, consider adding two Gravity Balls to your next session!
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.
The shoulder joint is the most mobile joint in the body. It’s also highly relied upon throughout the day for lifting objects and for directing all of our hand movements. Learn one important exercise that can protect this important joint.Read More
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.Read More
We believe that everyone can (and should!) be doing daily resistance exercise. Daily strengthening exercise keeps your muscles and joints strong and symmetrical as well as boosts your energy levels and metabolism. Learn our three tips for getting in your daily resistance exercise.Read More
Check out some of our most frequently asked questions about grip-free exercise.Read More
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.Read More
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!Read More
Dr. Dawud Lankford MD, MPH, urologist and Dr. Mark Chavez, creator and owner of The Gravity Ball & The Health MD met with each other last week to discuss the importance of exercise in healthcare.Read More