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BOSU balls, wobble boards, stability balls, Dyna Discs…

April 24th, 2009

This week’s Jockology column (just posted) takes a look at balance training tools:bosu1lega

No gym is complete these days without an assortment of oddly shaped and surprisingly expensive balance-training gadgets. Unlike many fads, this one really does have its roots in solid medical research: Wobble boards earned their stripes decades ago in aiding the rehabilitation of ankle sprains.

The purported benefits of balance training now extend much further, promising injury prevention and the strengthening of countless small stabilizer muscles that would otherwise be left flaccid. For those who play court sports involving lots of running and rapid changes of direction, the benefits are increasingly clear; for the rest of us, the verdict is murkier. (read on…)

  1. May 1st, 2009 at 19:53 | #1

    Great post! I use the bosu as an all in one balance/stability tool. It’s very versatile and well worth the money.

  2. May 4th, 2009 at 19:36 | #2

    Vibrosphere® is functional vibration training which combines two recognized methods of training: balance and vibration training. The difference in comparison to traditional vibration plates is considerable.

    This new training device is gaining some traction
    The Canadian Distributor is Remington Medical

    http://www.remingtonmedical.com visit http://www.promedvi.com
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