Some of the exercises may be quite difficult to perform at first. Make sure you maintain strict form and use an assistant if you are unwary at any time. If you find you are having difficulty, contact a certified mediBall instructor assist you in developing correct form.
All these articles can be downloaded on the links found at the bottom of this page. It is recommended that you take a moment to limber up before you workout.
When practicing and doing the exercises, note that form is far more important than repetition.
Once you lose form through fatigue, rest the body and focus the intention on breathing in through your nose and on the out breath relaxing your body's muscles. The following exercises are hugely rewarding, but take care, concentrate on your breath, and know mastery of the physical technique will come.
The following Workout is focused on training the back's three stabilisation systems:
Under each exercise there is a description of the exercise, plus the exercise variables:
Repetitions, sets and rest are recommendations only, and may be changed to suit the workout needs of the individual.
In order to slice centimeters off our waistline you need to reduce the amount of body fat, whilst maintaining a healthy, balanced diet and exercise the "big" muscles of the body. Walking, running, cycling, rowing, circuit classes, what ever, but you have to move to "burn" the biggest source of energy available to the body... the fat.
When the amount of energy going in to your body as food equals the amount going out through activity and exercise, you are said to be in "energy balance". But this must be coupled with hydration at a cellular level, the adequate removal of toxins from the fat, bone and lymphatic system, and specific breathing techniques and exercises to tone and shape the muscles of the abdomen or they will remain undefined.
There are four principal abdominal muscles.
Contained within this fitness article are seven, do-anywhere exercises using the mediBall that will help condition your body for the agility needed for sports. Some of the exercises may be quite difficult to perform at first. Make sure you maintain strict form, and use an assistant at all times. If you have difficulty, have a certified mediBall instructor assist you in developing correct form.