The Exercise Ball Bible is the most up-to-date, authoritative and comprehensive guide to maximizing the use of this ever-popular exercise equipment. Whether your goal is to stay trim and toned or you need to correct your posture, professional dancer and fitness trainer Lucy Knight offers over 200 exercises to help you lose weight and improve your strength and flexibility. With more than 300 full-color photographs, this book demonstrates the many different ways you can make use of your ball and offers a workout option for every stage of life. Chapters include exercises for getting toned, tight, and strong; fun cardio routines for burning fat; ball-assisted pilates and yoga; ball stretches for a healthy back and posture; and ball exercises for easier pregnancy and birthing.
Introduction Chapter One: Getting Started Chapter Two: Toning and Strengthening Chapter Three: Aerobics with the Ball Chapter Four: Pilates with the Ball Chapter Five: Yoga with the Ball Chapter Six: Ball Stretches Chapter Seven: Healthy Back and Posture Chapter Eight: Pregnancy, Birthing, and Beyond Chapter Nine: De-stress with the Ball Resources Index