November is Swiss ball month at Sport and Spinal Physiotherapy. You can purchase this product in our City or Gungahlin practice and get 10% off the normal recommended retail price.
As a part of Swiss ball month, the following 7 exercises that you need to be performing to get those core muscles switched on, those abdominals toned and have you looking primed for summer have been included below!
Physiotherapists in Switzerland invented the Swiss ball in the 1960’s to assist children with cerebral palsy. Their primary aim was to help these kids improve their balance, reflexes and strength. The use of Swiss balls grew in popularity throughout the world in the 1980’s and as such, are now found in many gyms, rehabilitation settings and Pilates studios.
Why use a Swiss ball?
a) Decrease your pain levels through certain exercises
b) Improve postural awareness and alignment
c) Increase muscular tone, endurance and strength
d) Improve balance, body awareness and co-ordination
e) Improve flexibility
f) Partake in low impact aerobic exercise