One of the exercises that has become quite popular is
the exercise ball. It produces great results. The
reason for that is that your body is very unstable when
you first get started. What this does is cause you to
stabilize your body. This requires that you tighten
your legs and abs.
Some people that do this type of exercise say that
exercise ball routines are better than doing plain
floor exercises because you are doing basically the
same exercise but at the same time you really have to
tighten your muscles to stabilize.
With the combination of stabilizing and doing crunches
you get the best work out for your tummy with an
exercise ball because if you do crunches with it your
are twisting bending and compressing. Also the ball
provides great back support. If you have back problems
this is a real plus because the ball provides support
for your back.
One of the things you can do is search on the internet
for examples of free exercise ball routines. There are
many sites that offer free advice. But before that you
need an exercise ball. You can find them in most
sporting goods stores but better yet you can get them
on the internet. Some sites that offer advice also
offer a free exercise ball if you sign up for one of
This is a great way to get your abs in shape and also
other parts of your body. But remember that diet is
also important and be sure to follow a healthy diet
plan for best results. Always keep in mind the formula
for weight loss, if that is your goal --you must burn
off more calories than you take in. So a combination of
taking in less calories and burning more calories with
the exercise ball gives you a one two punch. In no time
you will be feeling and looking great. You can get all
this accomplished in the comfort of you home.
About the Author: Al Villa is a former Judge and now an internet
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