Why You Should Use an Exercise Ball Chair?

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yoga exercise ball chair

A type of desk chair that has an exercise or a stability ball as the seat cushion instead of a regular one is known as an exercise ball chair. You might be thinking why you should get a stability ball chair when you can simply use a large exercise ball as a desk chair. However, these chairs actually have casters, just like other types of rolling desk chairs, on top of which the exercise ball is mounted, and your lower back will rest across a support bar. There are many reasons why you might want to use these chairs.

An Excellently Ergonomic Chair

When you sit on an exercise ball chair, your back will be kept in a more natural posture, and this will prevent you from slumping. While sitting in such a chair, you will remain upright since your abdominal muscles are forced to engage. This is the reason that these chairs are considered to be ergonomic in nature.

Bring Your Muscles Back Into Action

When sitting on a stability ball chair, staying balanced on the ball will require certain effort on your part. You will constantly have to correct your abdominal, leg and lower-back muscles. If you spend most of the day sitting at a desk, then you rarely use these muscles. However, once you start sitting on such a chair these muscles will be brought into use once again.

How to Sit on an Exercise Ball Chair?

This type of chair will also serve the purpose of a standard desk chair as long as it has the correct height. If you are planning to use such a chair at home and/or at work, then make sure you keep your thighs sloped downwards and do not raise them above the hips while sitting. Unlike a plain stability ball, an advantage of sitting on a stability ball chair is that your lower back will be additionally supported by a support bar.

Benefits of Sitting on a Stability Ball Chair

By sitting on this type of a chair, you will be able to avail many notable benefits.

  • Sitting on such a chair will improve your core strength, which means your abs will become stronger, and you will be less prone to suffering from back pain and injury.
  • Sitting on such a chair will strengthen your balance, and this will be particularly helpful for you if you are quite old.
  • Sitting on this chair will help you lose weight. You might not believe it but by sitting on this chair you will be able to burn calories.
  • Sitting on such a chair will reduce leg cramping.

Choose the Right Exercise Ball Chair

When it comes to selecting the best fitting and perfect stability ball chair, you should always consider the following three factors:

  1. Make sure that the size and the type of ball is ideal and suitable for you to sit on.
  2. Specific issues like comfort, balance, effective seating, posture and sensory problems can be addressed by these chairs, so choose accordingly.
  3. Always keep your budget in mind when buying such a chair

Thus, it is apparent that an exercise ball chair is no ordinary chair, and if you spend time sitting on it for most of the day, then it will significantly benefit your body.

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Cando Ball Chair – Metal – Mobile – with Back – with Arms, Item- 30-1791

CanDo Metal Ball Chair, 22" with Arms

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The CanDo Metal Ball chair is your office wellness solution. Improve your well being, strengthen your core and burn calories simply by sitting at your desk. Easily integrate the ball chair into your daily office routine. With continued use, the ball chair greatly reduces the back, leg, and arm aches that come with sitting for long periods of time and it improves your posture. Give yourself more of a challenge by removing the removable arms and back.The CanDo Metal Ball Chair is available with or without arms. Chair includes a 22" inflatable exercise ball and chair base. The mobile ergonomic seating systems combine the benefits of ball therapy with the convenience of a chair base which holds the ball securely in place. Locking casters glide on carpet or hard surfaces. Light assembly is required. Before you use the chair, you may need to inflate the ball to 70% capacity and leave it untouched for 24-36 hours. Then, deflate it completely and refill it. This will ensure the ball fits properly in the chair base.


  • Your office wellness solution
  • Improve your well being, strengthen your core and burn calories simply by sitting at your desk
  • Reduces the back pain that comes with sitting for long periods of time
  • Great for those with back problems who want to improve their posture
  • Available with or without arms

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Ergo Ball Exercise Wii Erogonomic Office Chair

Ergo Ball Exercise Wii Erogonomic Office Chair

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The size of the ball is 45 cm. and it can carry weights of up to 700 Lbs. The warranty is for 30 days from the time of purchase. Sometimes referred to as the ergonomic ball chair, ergo ball chair, swiss egg chair, ergonomic office chair, ergodynamic chair or ErgoChair, our Ergonomic home and office chair was designed in Switzerland by a group of engineers, doctors and physical therapists utilizing the benefits of the exercise ball and we are so sure you will love it that it comes with a 30 day money back guarantee. The Ergo Chair - ergonomic chair has claimed great success throughout the European community in rehabilitation centers, hospitals and physical therapy clinics and is now a patented ergonomic chair and introduced in the U.S. for the first time by us. The ErgoChair is a simple yet ingenious ergonomic office chair that allows the body to sit up correctly thus strengthening abdominal muscles, relieving tensions in the neck area and making hours of sitting more natural and comfortable. Anyone who sits at a desk for hours; students, home office workers, computer professionals, individuals with back and neck problems and even children who need to be encouraged to assume a more correct posture. The possibilities are endless. This new system of sitting in our ergonomic ball chair is good for just about anybody. The ErgoChair is a simple breakthrough. Being in an office chair for hours can be a good thing. This revolutionary new method of sitting will change yourlife. the chair comes complete and the egg ball can be taken out and uses as an exercise ball. The height of the seat is adjustable by inflating or deflating the ball with the hand pump attached. The range is 17" to 24"


  • To relieve and prevent back pain.
  • By using the abdominal muscles to tilt the pelvis, the lumbar spine is flexed and extended until the balanced position of optimal function and stability is reached
  • Adjustable height by inflating or deflating ball
  • Helps to create Proper Posture
  • Durable Steel Frame

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Gaiam Total Body Balance Ball Kit (55cm)

Gaiam Total Body Balance Ball Kit, Purple, 55cm

Gaiam Total Body Balance Ball Kit, Purple, 55cm Rating:
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Gaiam introduces the next evolution of the top selling Balance Ball Beginners kit. The Total Body BalanceBall kit is a refreshed kit that includes the Gaiam anti-burst Balance Ball, 2 complete DVD workouts and a resistance band and a pump. The new piece of media is a total body workout desgined by Tanja Delevic and is designed to challenge, sculpt and tone youor entrie body. The total value of this new kit is nearly $60 if purchased seperately. Available in 55cm(small), 65cm(medium) and 75cm(large).


  • Balance ball workout kit with small (55 cm) exercise ball
  • Exercises abs, back, gluts, hips, arms, and other muscles
  • DVD workouts designed by fitness expert Tanja Djelevic
  • Comes with DVD, air pump, and a high-quality, anti-burst Balance Ball
  • Also available in medium (65 cm) and large (75 cm) balls
  • Note: for optimal performance, it may be necessary to re-inflate your new Balance Ball once or twice after the initial inflation

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