For this week’s blog post we’re going to talk about some of the ways to use the removable soft straps that come with the Gravity Ball™. Each Gravity Ball™ has four attachment anchors that are used to attach additional accessories to the ball which expand both the numbers of exercises that can be done and the functionality of the ball. The removable straps are a fun and unique way to challenge various muscles and muscle groups which may not normally be activated when doing other forms of resistance exercise.Read More
Mobility and flexibility are two terms that get commonly used interchangeably. However, there are some differences between them. Both are needed for optimal health and physical functioning. Now, let’s get into how each one is unique and necessary for an optimal body.Read More
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.
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
Exercising consistently often requires planning, goal setting and flexibility. Here are some ways to incorporate 30 minutes of resistance exercise into your daily schedule.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
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.Read More