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Hippity Hop Balls and Rody Ride On Horse

Many toys today are focused on creating fun but are not aimed at developing other skills that help children grow in a more healthy way. Especially now that technology has taken over physical fun, it is also great to choose toys that promote active play without losing all the fun. When it comes to physical activity and fun, bouncy toys with handles, such as Rody Ride on Horse and Hippity Hop Balls Read more [...]

Exercise Ball

An exercise ball is an elastic, bouncy ball that usually measures 14 to 34 inches or 35-85 centimeters in diameter with other sizes available for other uses. This inflatable exercise ball is otherwise known as a Swiss ball, Swiss exercise ball, physioball, or stability ball. Exercise Balls Exercise balls are used in different exercise routines. They can also be used for rehabilitative applications. Read more [...]

Pregnancy Ball

What is a pregnancy ball? A pregnancy ball is a standard physiotherapy ball generally used by pregnant women. It is a large vinyl ball about 65cm or 75cm in height when inflated with air. Some pregnancy balls are made of non-slip surface so that they won’t slide on the floor easily. They are also made of special non-burst material that deflates slowly when punctured rather than rapturing suddenly. The Read more [...]

Medicine Ball – Medicine Ball Exercises and Safety

What is a Medicine Ball A medicine ball is a weighted ball used for exercises to improve strength, fitness, and coordination. It is also used for rehabilitation for sportsmen to recover from injuries. Medicine ball is also called exercise ball, a med ball, or a fitness ball but it should not be confused with the inflated exercise ball which comes larger in size. Medicine ball can be made of nylon, Read more [...]

Swiss Ball

Swiss Ball Exercises A Swiss ball, also known as an exercise ball, stability ball, or physioball, is a somewhat big bouncy ball you find at the gym that will help train different parts of your body. History of Swiss balls The Swiss ball was developed in 1963 as a toy called Gymnastik, by Italian engineer Aquilino Cosani. From being a toy, it was later used in pediatric neurological rehabilitative Read more [...]

Tens Machine Unit for Instant Pain Relief by Fitball Australia

TENS Machine or TAS - TENS Unit What is TENS Machine or TAS-TENS? TENS machine is a three mode unit with a timer. Tens machine has three different stimulation modes as its feature. TAS-TENS stimulator gives a series of seven quick pulses followed by a rest, when in burst mode. That cycle continues and repeats itself twice in every second. Now, when in modulation mode, TAS-TENS stimulators automatically Read more [...]

Physio-Roll / Physioroll

What is a Physio-Roll / Physioroll? The Physio Roll exercise ball has a unique shape to offer stability and varied treatment choices for clients who are more challenged. The PhysioRoll is a critical tool in every therapy and fitness equipment / facility. It is made by GYMNIC. This PhysioRoll provides more stability through limiting of movement to forward and backward. It has a unique design, Read more [...]

What is a Disc O Sit Cushion by Fitball Australia

What is a Disc O Sit or Disc\'O\'Sit The Disc O Sit is a circular cushion that may be inflated slighlty, so it provides a sort of instability. Where a ball is somehow impractical, it may be useful. Like for example, such instance if someone needs to move from one place to another for their work. If OH&S officers don't understand the balls' use, or if the work environment is not suitable for a Fitball. Read more [...]

Pilates Softgym Ball / Overball Use & Benefits

Pilates Softgym Ball Pilates Soft Gym Overball has been popular as a slow-motion ball Because of its soft cover and light weight. Pilates ball is ideal for Pilates, pelvic floor training, strengthening exercises, or even as a support cushion. Each Softgym Overball is delivered with an exercise brochure with 8 pages & a straw for inflation. Pilates Softgym Ball Photo You can buy pilates softgym Read more [...]

Torson Body Bolster with Instructional DVD

What is Torson Body Bolster? Body Bolster is a back support and a flexibility and conditioning tool. It is adjustable to suite any body shape and size. BodyBolster is made from Torflex, a soft latex-free medical grade PVC which provides it malleability and a comfy skin-like feel. What makes the BodyBolster unique Its adjustable valve allows you to deflate it with a squeeze, and with another twist Read more [...]