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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.


    Fitness enthusiast, fitness professional

    Table of Contents

    General Guidelines
    Body Diagrams
    Body Ball Size & Inflation
    Body Ball Safety
    Aerobic Training
    Sample Routine
    Safe Exercise Flow Chart
    Body Ball Exercises
    Knee Lifts
    Basic Rollout
    Balance on Ball
    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
    Lateral Pelvic Tilts
    Pelvic Tilts
    Side Ball Rollout
    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
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    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.