After using one at the gym, I decided to buy an exercise ball for home. I like the way it’s so versatile. You can use it for squats, crunches, or even just sitting while folding laundry or using the computer. I was interested in getting one that would hold my weight but that wouldn’t cost an arm and a leg. I found a really good deal on this one at Wal-Mart for less than $10.
For $8.77, I got the ball, a pump, and an instruction manual. It says its capacity is 250 pounds. I’m 259 pounds. I’ll keep you posted on how that goes. So far, I really love having it at home. I’m sitting on it as I type this blog post. It’s clearly working the muscles in my back and thighs, and I hope it’s strengthening my core.
It’s crunch time. More later!