Balance Exercises And A Wide Base Of Support

Balance exercises are an important part of our daily lives as we get older. See  http://www.exerciseforbalance.com/buy-nowAccording to research, balance exercises need to be practiced every day to build the proper connections between the brain and the body, which help improve balance reactions and balance skills.  Balance exercises can start with easy imbalance routines and progress in several different ways to perform more challenging balance activities.

Balance Exercises And Levels Of Difficulty

One-way to make balance exercises easier or more difficult is to change the base of support that the individual is standing on.  The consistency of the surface can change from a solid surface to a soft surface like foam, pillow or couch cushion. A harder surface is easier to balance on secondary to an increase in sensory information received through the feet and ankles. An even greater challenging surface to balance on can be balance exercise equipment such as a rocker board or BOSU.  Balance exercises can also progress the level of difficulty by using a wide base of support or narrow base of support. A balance exercise where the feet are shoulder width apart in a wide base of support increases the individual’s stability and makes the balance training easier. In this picture of a giraffe, we see the use of a wide base of support that enhances stability and balance abilities.balance exercises
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Balance Exercises In The Exercise For Balance DVD

To gain the best value in balance exercises and balance techniques including instruction on proper base of support exercises, see the Exercise For Balance DVD. The Exercise For Balance DVD is the perfect Balance DVD to use at home or in a group setting. The Exercise For Balance DVD is loaded with the best balance exercises and strength exercises needed to enhance fitness and to perform basic activities like walking, standing, stair climbing or to advance to high level activities like dancing and hiking. In the Exercise For Balance DVD, you will learn how to improve balance, balance techniques and balance exercises from a balance trainer (licensed Physical Therapist) who has worked with balance and dizziness disorders for over 20 years. Get your copy of the Exercise For Balance DVD by clicking on the BUY NOW button

balance exercisesStart proper base of support balance exercises with the Exercise For Balance DVD and be as stable as a giraffe!