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anyone try the Bender Ball???

thinking about getting one........thoughts?

Fri. Jul 6, 10:12pm

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What is it?

Saturday, July 07, 2007, 8:39 AM

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I just saw the commercial for it on TV and was a little sucked-in myself. :)

It's a smaller sized exercise ball, about the size of a bowling ball instead of the usual larger, beach ball sized ones. The exercises the models were doing were modified for the smaller ball. They were abs and butt exercises shown.

I was half-asleep when I watched... does it come with a DVD or just an exercise book?

Saturday, July 07, 2007, 12:06 PM

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This is weird because my bf just asked me today if I wanted one for my bday. Ha...I saw the infomercial too and it looked pretty good. I am pretty sure it comes with a dvd. It makes sense, crunches should go fwd and back to help tighten the muscle. I think they would be a lot harder. Like you have to pull yourself up from bending backward.

I think if you really want to focus on your abs, it is worth a try. I think it was pretty inexpensive so it might be worth it. Although you might want to try doing it using a rolled up blanket first, just to see if you would be able to stick with it.

It's not going to be a miracle either. If you don't do crunches now, you won't do them with the ball either.

Saturday, July 07, 2007, 5:35 PM

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funny, I saw an ad for this on MTV yesterday.

Monday, August 20, 2007, 11:03 AM

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I've seen magazine workouts with this - it's different from a weighted medicine ball, right? I'd classify it as a gadget rather than a gimmick.

Monday, August 20, 2007, 12:00 PM

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