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stability ball vs weighted ball

I want to purchase a stability ball, mainly to use as support for abs and other toning exercises.

When I look online I also see that there seem to be stability balls that are weighted??? Do they work in the same way - i.e., can I still use them as support for my back when doing crunches?

Any tips on what to buy very much appreciated!

Wed. Mar 15, 6:37pm

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no, the weighted balls are not used to support your back the same way. they are weighted to add resistance to your exercise. i.e. you would hold the weighted ball, while doing ab work ON your stability ball.
you use them in addition to the stability ball

Wednesday, March 15, 2006, 9:26 PM

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