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Health Tip: Using a Stability Ball
It can help improve muscle strength and coordination
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Wednesday, February 13, 2013
(HealthDay News) -- If you're thinking about using one of those extra-large inflatable orbs called a stability ball as part of your exercise routine, the American Council on Exercise says the product can help:
- Strengthen the core muscles in the abdomen and lower back.
- Improve balance of strength between the abdominal and lower back muscles.
- Improve posture.
- Improve balance.
- Help create a stronger core that better supports your body during any activity.
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