Remember when you were a kid and it was fun to see how long you could hop on one foot? Or maybe you pretended your curb was a gymnast’s balance beam. Or you just knew that your karate kicks would have made Mr. Miyagi proud.
Ah, those were the days. When the notion of ‘balance’ was all fun and games! Well, even if it’s been ages since you did a roundhouse or pirouette, it’s probably a good idea to invest some time on improving your balance. Why? Improved balance can lead to…
- Greater physical well-being
- Reduced risk of injury
- Improved posture
- Better coordination
Intrigued? Check out these simple tips from Fitness Direct for improving your balance:
- Invest in some balance equipment, like a medicine ball, Pilates resistance cord, or even a wobble board. Even 5-10 minutes a day of balance improvement exercises will lead to lasting health benefits!
- Strengthen those core muscles: Utilize one of our Rocker, Wobble or Disc Core Boards to work on balancing your body from the core. Ab/Back equipment is also helpful in improving your core strength.
- Try Yoga or Pilates: It’s a surefire way to improve your balance. And nearly every studio or fitness center has a range of classes – from beginning to advanced, so there’s plenty of options to choose from. Don’t have time to get to a class? We have a wide variety of Pilates and Balance Ball Books, Software and Videos on our site so be sure to check them out!
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