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Bosu Ball Chair Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Bosu Ball Chair.

Balance Training 101

What is with all the weird looking toys you see in the gyms, sporting goods stores, and fitness magazines today? We see funny looking things like a cut-in-half stability ball called a BOSU. There are the small circular "pillow discs" that a...  Read more

Learn the Fitness Class Lingo

When you think about “fitness classes,” what images come to mind? Do you picture skinny people (leg warmers included) jumping around and kicking their legs to loud music? Although that might have been the case 10 or 20 years ago, the late...  Read more

No Need to Stretch the Truth about Resistance Bands

You hear about them. You see people using them in the gym. They’re in stores, on TV, and have entire fitness classes designed around them. You think about these stretchy bands and what good (if any) they do. You want to know: What are the b...  Read more

VIDEO: Intro to Exercising with a BOSU Ball

(Scroll down to push 'play' on the video player.) In this short video, Coach Nicole gives you an introduction to using a BOSU ball  for fitness. Learn about the benefits of exercising with the BOSU, and how to use it safely and effe...  Read more

Strength Training with a Disability

Whether you have a disability or a chronic condition that limits your mobility, exercise doesn't have to be out of reach or even painful. In fact, depending on your condition, your health care provider has probably recommended that you increase y...  Read more

SAYING OUT OF MY WHEEL CHAIR
Updated 4/10/2014 7:13:11 PM

Hi new here, was in a wheel chair for 5 years, been out of it for 2 years now with help of a total knee replacement and a lot of physical therapy. Still need my other knee done and shoulder done, but want to lose more weight before doing so. In pai...  Read more

Chair exercising = weight loss ????
Updated 4/12/2014 8:32:56 AM

Just wondering, can you really lose weight doing chair exercises? I am very obese and have knee and back issues. I have decided to start with chair exercises but am wondering if I will really burn calories doing so ?...  Read more

Motivation when life throws you curve balls
Updated 4/19/2014 11:02:22 AM

How do you keep yourself motivated when life seems to make fun of you and every other day throws a curve ball at you? I've been sick for almost two weeks (cold, flu like symptons) and stopped exercising as I really didn't have the strenght to do...  Read more

I look like a beach ball
Updated 3/25/2014 8:58:02 AM

SO over the weekend I took a picture with some friends and then I cried for hours and locked myself in my apartment. I feel like a beached whale. I sat all weekend thinking of ways that I can cut the fat off my body. Hating all people that looked ski...  Read more

Ball of Heel Frustration
Updated 2/16/2014 10:05:23 AM

I am an active walker...i walk long distances like 2 - 3 times a week 3 - 4 miles... i love walking.. i want to walk more ..but i get pain on the bottom of the ball of my heel...i get frustrated when i dont go for walks and put myself down..i have tr...  Read more

Use a stability ball instead of a chair

I replaced my office chair at home with a stability ball which forces me to sit "actively" and I also find that if music is playing I will bounce along with it so it may not burn many calories but it's better than sitting static in a chair....  Read more

Improve your core stabilization while watching TV!

Instead of being a couch potato when watching your favourite TV show, balance on a BOSU ball! Take breaks during the commercials if needed. Just by standing and balancing on the BOSU, you're constantly engaging the small stabilizer muscles in the up...  Read more

UK Mums (& other parents)

A group to share, inspire, support and chat on our journey to healtheir versions of ourselves. Pull up a chair, sit down, share ideas, recipes, inspiration, support, or just have a good old natter....  Read more

8 BOSU Trainer Exercises

Walk into almost any gym and you have probably seen a stack of blue dome-shaped gadgets, better known as the BOSU (Both Sides Up) Trainer. This interesting piece of equipment allows you to use both sides for working on balance and proprioception whi...  Read more

8 Exercises to a Stronger Core

A strong core not only allows us to have the flat belly many of us desire, but it also helps with our posture. By developing a strong core, you may also find your cardio activities, such as running and swimming to be a tad easier. But remember doin...  Read more