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Great Body Ball Handbook, The

Great Body Ball Handbook, The

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    This comprehensive little book covers a series of ball exercises and stretches to work the whole body, including abdominals. Each exercise has a start and finish photo, with easy to follow step-by-step instructions. The Great Body Ball Handbook also discusses proper ball inflation, the proper form and posture when performing the exercises, as well as pointers on stretching, aerobic training, and safety. Printed in color; 64 pages.

    Audience

    Fitness enthusiast, fitness professional

    Table of Contents

    General Guidelines

    Body Diagrams

    Body Ball Size & Inflation

    Body Ball Safety

    Aerobic Training

    Sample Routine

    Stretching

    Safe Exercise Flow Chart

    Body Ball Exercises

    Balance

    Knee Lifts

    Basic Rollout

    Balance on Ball

    Stretch

    Hip Flexor Stretch

    Kneeling Shoulder Twist

    Side Lying Stretch

    Quad/Hip Stretch

    Hamstring Stretch

    Calf Stretch

    Back Roll

    Threading the Needle

    Hip Stretch

    Upper Body

    External Shoulder

    Rotations

    Single-Arm External

    Rotator Cuff

    Back Extension

    Push-Up (Legs on Ball)

    Push-Up (Hands on Ball)

    Bench Press

    Standing Tricep Extension

    Body Ball Flye

    Neck Crunch

    Reverse Flye

    Lower Body

    Wall Ball Squats

    Reverse Leg Curl

    Hamstring Squeeze

    Inner Thigh Ball Squeeze

    Kneeling Ball Squeeze

    Standing Side Leg Push

    Standing Calf Raise

    Toe Pulls

    Core

    Lateral Pelvic Tilts

    Pelvic Tilts

    Side Ball Rollout

    Jackknife

    Bridge with

    Seat Drop

    Alternating Arm/Leg

    Extensions

    Reverse Bridge

    Ab Crunch

    Ab Rollout

    Table Tops

    Side Leg Lift

    Isometric Seated Ab Hold

    Isometric Supine Hold

    Crunch (Legs on Ball)

    Passover Crunch

    About the Author

    André Noel Potvin is a fitness educator and rehabilitation exercise specialist with 28 years of leadership experience and 18 years of specialization in clinical exercise and post-injury rehabilitation. André holds a M.Sc. in cardiac rehabilitation from the University of British Columbia, where he served for 4 years on the teaching faculty of the School of Human Kinetics. He is a certified Clinical Exercise Specialist (CES) of the American Council on Exercise and an NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Certified Personal Trainer. André is also founding president and owner of INFOFIT Educators School for Fitness Professionals and a BCRPA Trainer of fitness leaders. Andre was awarded as the BCRPA Educator of the Year and BCRPA Program Director of the Year.