These are the exercises done with the support of a Swiss ball or medicine ball. The Swiss ball (Exercise ball) is effective in strengthening the core body muscles and stabilizing the spine. The element of instability, which is introduced into the ball exercises helps in strengthening the abdomen and back muscles. It provides the body with increased balance, stability and natural awareness. The medicine ball exercises are helpful in developing explosive strength, core strength & rehabilitation. The ball exercises are very interesting as well as effective.
Medicine balls are the balls with weights which is commonly used in the areas like physiotherapy, sports and fitness training. Various exercises are performed with medicine balls to strengthen the joints and muscles to increase the range of motion of a joint and to develop the power/explosive strength of specific muscles. Medicine ball exercises are commonly used in the rehabilitation programes also.