Apr 23

Best Exercise Ball DVDs

Karen Voight Slimming and Toning on a Ball.

The emphasis is on upper body and abs in this 30 minute workout. There's a 5 minute warm-up and stretch and 20 minutes of toning. You can do the entire workout or choose the warm-up, stretch and 4 toning sections individually. The sections are: core conditioning, heavy weights, light weights and abdominals. The core conditioning section includes push ups and back extensions. In the weight sections, you'll mostly focus on upper body with some interesting and effective combinations. Even though the sections are short, you'll really feel it especially if you use 5-8 lb weights. There's a few moves with the legs; but nothing really significant. The abdominal section has a few crunches on the ball. You'll also place the ball in various positions to really work the lower abs. Karen is an excellent instructor. She cues well and gives good form pointers.

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The instructions are easy to understand. The exercises are easy at first but they do get much more difficult. The instructors are very informative. 

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May 02

Workout Tips for Exercise Ball


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With an exercise ball and a little space, you can build muscle and increase your metabolism with a full-body workout.

An exercise ball fitness program will give you a total body workout that will target core muscles, such as the abdominal, hips, and lower back. The exercise ball workouts require the muscles to constantly work to keep you balance giving muscles a consistent workout. The benefit received from the Exercise ball workouts are huge it improves postured, increases weight loss, builds muscle mass while toning sculpting your body.

Additional muscles are activated that work to keep you balanced on the ball. That means you are now working harder and essentially getting more bang for your buck while not increasing your exercise time.  We all know how hard it is to slim down our inner thighs, it is one of the hardest area of our body to get into shape, but it can be done. Below is a great workouts for the inner-thighs and abs so start getting those inner thighs and abs in shape now.

INNER-THIGH CRUNCH EXERCISE BALL WORKOUTS:

Targets: Inner thighs Workout:

  • Lie on your back with your knees bent at 90 degrees and your shins parallel to the floor.
  • Place the ball between your knees and squeeze your legs together to hold it there.
  • If you have lower-back pain, place your hands under the small of your back for support.
  • Keeping your lower back on the floor, inhale and lift your heels (with your knees still bent) toward the ceiling.
  • Exhale and lower your feet and legs back to the starting position.
  • Repeat 10 times.

AB EXERCISE BALL WORKOUTS

  • This abs exercise workout will get your abs into shape! It may take a little time to get your balance on the exercise ball, but once you get the hang of it, you will see how effective it is!
  • So give it a try!  It will not only workouts your abs, but you will also burn calories.
  • And for those of you who are members this is a great ab exercise to include on your goal sheet, so get moving and burn those calories.
  • Start by sitting on the ball and walk yourself forward until your hips are at the edge of the ball and your hands behind your head. Exhale and crunch up towards the ceiling.
  • As you get to the top of the motion, rotate your body to one side.
  • Perform 8-15 repetitions on the right side, then 8-15 on the left side before moving to the 2nd exercise.

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Oct 24

Ab Workouts to Reduce Belly fat


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This abs exercise workout will get your abs into shape! It may take a little time to get your balance on the exercise ball, but once you get the hang of it, you will see how effective it is!

So give it a try!  It will not only workout your abs and reduce belly fat, but you will also burn calories.

And for those of you who are members, this is a great ab exercise to include on your goal sheet, so get moving and burn those calories.

If you are not a member here is how you can become a member.

Start by sitting on the ball and walk yourself forward until your hips are at the edge of the ball and your hands are behind your head. Exhale and crunch up towards the ceiling.

As you get to the top of the motion, rotate your body to one side.

Perform 8-15 repetitions on the right side, then 8-15 on the left side before moving to the 2nd exercise.


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